High School Books to Read

Reading can help students improve their grades and test scores. It also helps them grow emotionally and intellectually. J.D. Salinger’s classic about an irreverent teen, Holden Caulfield. Primary themes of interest to high school students: unreliable narrators, identity, idealism. Young readers get hooked on this dystopian tale about a group of teenage boys stranded in … Read more

Edmond Restaurants

Whether you’re craving an Italian meal at Othello’s or a juicy steak from Boulevard Steakhouse, Edmond restaurants have you covered. Browse tons of takeout options and have food delivered to your home or office, all on your schedule. For healthy delivery choices, try The Garage, Pho Bulous, Johnnies Express, and Mt. Everest Cuisines. Zarate’s Latin … Read more

Books to Read in High School

There are many classic books that should be read in high school. Some are old and timeless, while others have a more modern appeal. Whether your student is an introvert or an extrovert, they will enjoy this novel about the heartbreaks and friendships of high school. Students will also love the humorous drawings. The Grapes … Read more

The Benefits of Student Led Conferences

Student led conferences are a great way for students to show off their work to parents. They also get the chance to talk about their progress and future goals in a more natural way. Teachers help students plan for their conferences, guide portfolio selection and support with self-evaluation checklists. These conference practices build motivation, clarity … Read more

New OKC Restaurants

After a challenging year, restaurant customers appear to have learned lessons that will stick. They’ll likely cling to outdoor dining, online ordering and delivery services into the future. From a restaurant inside an Ellison Hotel to Okie-centric fare at Milo, new OKC restaurants are showcasing local tastes and innovative fusion dishes. Ted’s Mexican Restaurant The … Read more

What Is Academic Language?

Academic language is the specialized vocabulary and syntax that is needed for building content knowledge, engaging deeply with reading and writing, and expressing ideas in academic settings. Academic language includes grammatical rules (such as subject-verb agreement, pronoun usage and word order), specialized linguistic systems (like the metric system or mathematical terms) and contextual language (words … Read more

What is Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change its structure and function in response to new information or challenges. This is a good thing: It means we can learn and grow our brains! Some examples of this include re-learning a lost skill, learning a musical instrument, or practicing mindfulness. Other examples involve the formation of new … Read more