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Article by Jared Boon   It is interesting how strong a label, or being designated a certain way, can affect a child’s future. Whether it be at a young age or later in life, it can cause a child to enact the self-fulfilling prophecy and do the actions expected with their new “role/label.” Such as labeling a very young child who is hyperactive as “naughty”, while they are acting such as what they are, a

October 12, 2018

The Benefits of Play

Article by Marco Delbecchi   In a recent journal, Pediatrics called on pediatricians to encourage the families they serve to bring back play time for children. Not only is this increase in play necessary for physical wellness the journal states, it also is important for the child’s social, emotional, and cognitive well-being (1). The call comes as a response to growing fear that most children are not enjoying enough play time, or time playfully learning,
Article by Joan Connelly Trauma is not something that can be easily detected in the classroom,  but can hide and manifest in a variety of behaviors and actions. Any student in any given classroom could have experienced some sort of trauma that affects multiple aspects of their lives. According to the American Psychological Association, a traumatic event is one “that threatens injury, death, or the physical integrity of self or others and also causes horror, terror, or helplessness at the

April 18, 2018

Teacher Diversity

Article written by Charlie Schroeder, Continuous Improvement Coordinator There is a growing body of research that suggests that minority students could benefit from assignment to teachers of their own race/ethnicity. However, minority teachers are typically underrepresented in the public-school system. This underrepresentation of minority teachers could be one of the many contributing factors to the student achievement gap. There are a number of theories in existence that attempt to explain the mechanisms through which the
To see the FAFSA Completion Rate for Brown County School Districts, select the school listed in the table below. As an example, below the table you can see the graph for Ashwaubenon School District. Ashwaubenon N.E.W. Lutheran Bay Port Preble De Pere Pulaksi Denmark Southwest Green Bay East West De Pere Green Bay West Wrightstown Notre Dame