Begin With the End in Mind

By: Linda Moyer Struggling readers often find themselves far behind their classmates. Due to the fact that the difficulty of school reading material has increased faster than their ability, they find themselves frustrated, and in turn give up on the reading assignment and associate the activity with...

Teaching for Student Success

By Linda Moyer We’re well into the new school year and teachers are feeling the heat to improve student achievement. History tells us that we must prepare for the future. If what we are doing isn’t working to achieve our goals, then we must look at ourselves and decide to make changes within us...

Off and Running

By: Coleen Keffeler Hello everyone! I apologize for the delay in updating; anyone involved in education knows how busy the first several weeks of a new school year can be. While it is busy and sometimes frustrating, I do enjoy this time of year! In addition to my teaching duties at Sturgis Brown Hi...

Literacy Strategy Library

By: Linda Moyer Literacy is an essential skill needed to be successful in education, the workforce and life in general. As  educators, we strive to prepare our students to become successful and productive members of society. Surely, reading and writing are vital parts of this process. Educati...

Developing Creative Careers

On April 19, several hundred students from schools throughout Colorado gathered at the Auraria campus in Denver for the 4th annual Creative Careers Festival. This festival was developed to give students in Colorado creative careers CTSOs access to the following opportunities: skill-developmen...