PA Districts Ability to Borrow - Holiday Lesson Ideas - Education 3.0 | Ed Buzz 2015-12-16
Dec 16, 2015
Pennsylvania School Districts May Lose Ability to Borrow
Standard & Poor's withdraws its ratings on districts whose debt is backed by Pa. government's guarantee to repay bondholders.
The PA State government has yet to pass a budget. As a result most school districts have plans to borrow money to keep them afloat until a budget is passed. Now that plan seems questionable.
Engage and Motivate Your Students Before the Holiday Break
Projects designed to embrace holiday and seasonal themes -- and timed to coincide with the holiday schedule -- can relieve pressure on the teacher, enthuse students, and keep them learning and engaged up to the last moment.
Keeping students motivated a few days before winter break is easy - said no teacher ever. This article provides some really great holiday themed lesson ideas that will keep students on task and learning.
Learners as "connectors, creators, constructivists." Is it possible? Is it practical? Take a look at this interesting article and Slide Share presentation on the topic.