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Accelerated math leads to success

To prepare students to meet the Georgia mathematics standards, Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School has implemented Accelerated Math, a program that accelerates the learning of mathematics when used in conjunction with their existing instructional practices and their math textbook. Accelerated Math ensures that students are working at an appropriate level, mastering new objectives, and reviewing skills that they have already mastered. With this program, teachers are provided with information that allows them to make informed instructional decisions and tailor math interventions to meet the needs of individual students.

June 19, 2008 | | Education


Honor Roll

Bryan County Middle School Honor Roll

June 19, 2008 | | Education


Middle schoolers recognized

Three Richmond Hill Middle Schoolers have been recognized in a regional "Going Green" essay contest, open to all 7th and 8th graders in coastal Georgia and the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

June 15, 2008 | By Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Georgia's math curriculum

In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) for Mathematics. These standards were developed by master classroom teachers, district and regional mathematics leaders, and university faculty and were publicly discussed for several months. The GPS in Mathematics lays a foundation for a more advanced mathematics education than is currently offered to Georgia students. The changes have been strongly endorsed by faculty from the state's major colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia.

June 12, 2008 | | Education


Assessment

Assessment of student achievement is important because today's students face a world that demands new knowledge and abilities. Students need to understand the basics, but also need to think critically, to analyze, and to make inferences.

June 05, 2008 | | Education


The best and brightest honored at RHHS, BCHS

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June 05, 2008 | Compiled by Jessica Holthaus | Education


Cat's Eye View

Richmond Hill High Schools seniors dealing with 'senioritis'

June 01, 2008 | Stephen Hundley Bryan County News | Education


Art With A Purpose

Bryan County Anti-Drug Coalition Chairman Gini Nichols awards first place in the group's art contest to Richmond Hill High School 7th-grader Makayla Peny on May 8. Peny's prize artwork depicts a slot machine with the slogan "Don't gamble with your life." Nichols said the coalition plans to use Peny's artwork and slogan in ads and billboards.

June 01, 2008 | Ross Blair Bryan County News | Education


Technology at RHMS

History has shown that education has seen many changes over the course of time. These changes once took decades to occur. But today, changes in education are happening at a much quicker pace. Some of that change is due to technology. As technology continues to evolve, educational systems are faced with the challenge of preparing students to be technologically literate in a global society.

May 29, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

How one student prepares - AP tests are happening right now for many high schoolers

May 25, 2008 | Stephen Hundley Bryan County News | Education


Chicken fingers and the price of school lunch

The goal of the food service program in Bryan County is to serve nutritious food that students will enjoy and sell at an affordable price. Chicken fingers are our most popular item. Student meals increase over 10 percent when it is on the menu. The actual cost to produce a student lunch is approximately $2.32 averaged per plate. This includes food, labor, and supplies. The federal government reimburses us $2.47 for meals served to students that are eligible for free meals. The reimbursement rate for a paid student meal is 23 cents. There is no reimbursement received for ...

May 22, 2008 | | Education


Teacher comments raising achievement

Teachers at Bryan County Middle School have seen success with the process of examining student work through teacher commentary. BCMS teachers meet collaboratively to review samples of student work. They discuss student accomplishments as a result of feedback and instructional strategies used to meet the needs of the learner. Based on the analysis, they also plan for what the teacher might do next to help those learners who have still not met the objectives. Teacher commentary is a powerful tool for both teachers and students. When used properly, it has a positive impact on student achievement. Teacher commentary provides an ...

May 15, 2008 | | Education


New students, new lab

Beginning a new semester with new students is something that has to be approached with deliberate concern. This sophisticated inauguration process would be explicitly complicated when the teacher has to tackle new students and a new computer lab. This is exactly what happened to Vicki Braswell at Richmond Hill High School this past January. Mrs. Braswell boldly accepted the opportunity to be the first non-vocational teacher at Richmond Hill High school to conduct her class on a daily basis with the aid of a full computer lab.

May 15, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Richmond Hill teacher to run for BoE

May 11, 2008 | | Education


Good things are happening at Richmond Hill Middle School

So many wonderful things are happening in the afterschool activities at Richmond Hill Middle School. We are extremely proud of our Wildcats who have devoted the extra time and effort required to achieve these accomplishments. We would also like to express our appreciation to the faculty members and parents who support our students in these endeavors. Go Wildcats!!

May 08, 2008 | | Education


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Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan Ele. kicks off school year with a twist and shout

Bryan County Elementary School kicked off the 2014-2015 school year with a twist and a shout!

August 19, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


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