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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A School that Banned Homework in Favor of Getting Outside to Play

"No Homework Policy
Orchard School Homework Information 
Student's Daily Home Assignment
1.Read just-right books every night -                                   
     (and have your parents read to you too).
2. Get outside and play -                                                    
     that does not mean more screen time.
3. Eat dinner with your family -
     and help out with setting and cleaning up.
4. Get a good night's sleep.

 What’s the result?" read more at The Washington Post's February 26th "Answer Sheet" feature.

Our next web chat is April 20th and we will be discussing the importance of play. Information to join below -
Time: Apr 20, 2017 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/290507812
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,290507812# or +16465588656,290507812#
Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 290 507 812 

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Importance of Play for the Young Child

Our next web chat is on Thursday April 20th at noon. Beth Tepper, CESA 9's Early Childhood Program Support will lead a discussion about the importance of play for young children. Information
to join is below.

Topic: The Importance of Play for the Young Child
Time: Apr 20, 2017 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/290507812

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,290507812# or +16465588656,290507812#

Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 290 507 812

If you have questions email Evelyn Azbell eazbell@cesa9.org or Beth Tepper btepper@cesa.org