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Increasing college knowledge with focus on FAFSA

Thomas Williams, PLANit Sarasota Director The month of October is an important and busy time for high school seniors, their families, college-career and financial aid advisers, and all of us involved in preparing students to advance in their education and life plan.  Promoted as College ... continue reading

Teacher of the year 2020: Adapting for health, finding ways to help

Heather Young | Venice Elementary School teacher and Sarasota County’s 2020 Teacher of the Year Meet Heather Young, a teacher at Venice Elementary School and Sarasota County’s 2020 Teacher of the Year. I know I’m not alone in ... continue reading

College Knowledge Month – Guest Correspondence

For those of us involved in preparing students to progress in their education and life plan, the arrival of fall season signals the beginning of October, an important and busy month for high school seniors, ... continue reading

Reacquaint kids with learning in a new normal

Josh Grant, Venice High School teacher and Sarasota County’s 2020 High School Teacher of the Year Editor’s note: This column is the latest in a series with teachers and students describing how they are adapting to ... continue reading

Students help Sarasota teacher give best

Ali Binswanger, Third-grade Teacher, Lakeview Elementary School LEARNING TO ADAPT, ADAPTING TO LEARN Editor’s note: This column is the latest in a series with teachers and students describing how they are adapting to the new school ... continue reading

Riverview High School senior adapts to learning in remote environment

LEARNING TO ADAPT, ADAPTING TO LEARN Camila Fermín Editors note: A limited series with teachers and students in partnership with the Education Foundation of Sarasota County describing how students are adapting to the new school year’s pandemic-altered ... continue reading

Sarasota student adjusts to learning from a distance

Amber Baylis LEARNING TO ADAPT, ADAPTING TO LEARN Editor’s note: This is part of a limited series with teachers and students describing how they are adapting to the new school year’s pandemic-altered environment. Meet Amber ... continue reading

Resourceful teachers in Sarasota County show how to adapt

Earl Young | Director of Operations & System Improvements In scientific terms, adaptation is defined as an adjustment to environmental conditions, such as modification of an organism or its parts that make it more fit ... continue reading

In pandemic, matching students with mentors especially beneficial

Holly Gray | Director of Student Support Recently, volunteer mentors and I have had an uptick of texts and emails from students we serve. Their messages are along the lines of “just saying hi” and ... continue reading

Applying Math, Science and Engineering Principles to Idea Creation Techniques

Pine View teacher Laura Bradley wanted to apply math, science and engineering principles in designing a more innovative approach to lessons that would help her third-grade students create new and worthwhile ideas while collaborating to ... continue reading

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