An Open Letter to CFBISD High School Academies
A former student in CFBISD thanks the district for their experiences in the high school academies that are offered to their students. A reflection is given of her high school experiences including filming, field trips, projects and friends. CFBISD offers college prep academies in film, engineering, business, law, and BioMed
How Coding Clubs are Changing the Educational Landscape
CFBISD’s Advanced Academic Services is teaming with the Computer Science department of The University of Texas at Dallas to provide before and after school coding clubs to elementary and middle school students in Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. The coding clubs began with three middle schools in the fall of 2015, and then expanded in January 2016 to include an additional middle school and several elementary campuses. Elementary students in CFBISD began with learning…
EL Subscription Giveaway: How Do You Make a Difference? - ASCD Inservice
By Teresa Preston, Associate Editor, Educational Leadership When I think of how teachers make a difference, I always think of my 9th grade English teacher, Janet Walter. Although I loved to read, English class didn’t excite me before 9th grade. I liked some of the class readings, but I wasn’t learning much. Mrs. Walter changed …
Radio-control cars provide engineering hook for R.L. Turner class, team
Their wheels are just inches apart. They zip along the track for feet, not miles, at a time. But though small in size, the radio-controlled cars maintained by R.L. Turner High School’s RC Lions Student Racing Challenge team have a big purpose: to put students on the road to engineering and science.
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Congratulations to the NSHS Dance Company (Gallery in Motion) for being selected to perform at The National High School Dance Festival in Miami, Florida, April 3-6.