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April 4, 2017

12th Annual Voice2Youth Poetry Slam

Saturday, April 29th at 1:00 pm Poetry competition showcasing 3rd—12th grade students, Book sale, Music and more Admission is free and donations will be appreciated.  For more information call (817) 306-4441   Poetry Slam Registration    

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Word of the Day


Word Formverb
DefinitionBurn slightly and superficially so as to affect color.
Synonymsblacken, sear, scorch
UsageThe fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece, and my mother had to hire a painter to cover up the discoloration.

Keep Students Engaged

Workshop Title:  Playing for Keeps

Workshop Goals:

  1.  Keep students interested in your lesson plans.
  2.  Gain creative tools to help students retain what they learn, increase participation and improve teacher control.

Workshop Description:

Educators will participate in educational games that are designed to help students remember content words, build vocabulary, and develop analytic thinking and problem solving skills.  They will also receive tools and ideas to create their own educational games for enriching students.


Outcome: Educators will learn strategies for engaging and guiding students in team or group scholastic activity.


Time frame: This is a 3 to 4 hour workshop


Minimum and maximum number of participants: 8-16 participants


Skill level: This workshop would be useful to educators at all levels of skills.