Marta made a special visit to Grant Park to show our campers the newest bus in their fleet. New buses feature 11 cameras inside and out, audio recording, front posted bike racks, improved handicap accessibility, dual climate control front to back of the bus, improved emergency exits, comfortable seats, and an improved driver cockpit with comforts and GPS to track the route.
Presentations from Marta Community Relations Manager, Marta Police Sergeant, Breeze Card Operations Manager, Chief Safety Officer, and Bus Operator – they all shared with us how Marta is making usage easier for the patrons.
Mel DowdellDay 5 Highlights – Marta visit to Grant Park
The purpose of this segment is to help connect what is known about students’ cognitive development with what you want them to understand about science concepts and the nature of science. Use this brief description, combined with your knowledge of your students, to guide you in making instructional decisions appropriate for your grade level.
Squirrels. That is what they remind me of. We were all that age once and we were all just like squirrels! Have you ever watched a squirrel? Zoom, freeze for two seconds, flick tail, and repeat. The trick for being a successful middle school teacher is holding their attention for more than just those few seconds. Believing that that is possible requires a huge leap of faith and trust.
Mel DowdellThe Art of Managing Middle School Students
Human beings are innately social, from the first smile in infancy to the later joy of reunions with lifelong friends. But at no life stage is belonging and befriending more vital than in middle childhood.
Starting kindergarten is one of the biggest milestones in a child’s life. Here are some tips to help you decide whether your child will be socially, academically and physically prepared to start “big-kids” school.