Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bullying

We hear daily from parents who have had enough. They have had enough of their kids being pushed or abused verbally, picked on or insulted. In most cases a school district is helpless, or cannot help, or perhaps for other … Continue Reading

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Teachers & Skype

Need to reach a teacher? Connect on Skype: A list of teacher Skype IDs: ms_mclaurin_obridge – High School English ms_goodson_obridge – Middle School English ms_cruz_obridge – High School Math ms_congleton_obridge – Middle School Math mr_cammarota_obridge – High School Science mr_congleton_obridge … Continue Reading

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Foreign Language Mandarin Chinese Summer Program

This summer, you can earn half a high school credit through a four-week, intensive Mandarin Chinese course at Friends Academy. Check out the details here.

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Online Learning: A Paradigm Shift in Education

(This is the first in a weekly blog entry. The next one will deal with 21st century learning skills.)     Dr. Thomas Kuhn, then a professor at Harvard University, coined the term paradigm shift in his 1962 book The Structure … Continue Reading

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Welcome Adelante Academy Students

Students from Adelante Academy will be enrolled in Obridge Academy effective Friday, August 22. Join us for a webinar to review the transition and provide orientation to Obridge Academy. http://adelanteacademy.com Frequently Asked Questions: How does this work?  You will be … Continue Reading

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Rescue Time + Helpful Video Tutorials

A set of useful Blackboard tutorials are here to help you learn how to use Blackboard. Need an attendance option for Blackboard? We recommend you consider using RescueTime.com to track your student activity and improve productivity while working online. This … Continue Reading

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Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin

Confucius said the superior man puts all his energy into everything he does… On Wednesday, armed only with his favourite grey T-shirt and goofy smile, Mark Zuckerberg held court in one of China s most prestigious universities for half an … Continue Reading

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