Archives for October 2012

Heroic Teacher in the Bronx

I was very touched when I read an article in the UFT Teacher paper about a Bronx teacher who saved a child’s life. Laura Pagoada, a 5th grade ESL teacher at PS 75 in the Bronx saw one of her students choking and used the Heimlich Maneuver to save the child’s life. She had not […]

Proper Nutrition: Important Factor in Academic Performance

There is currently a lot of focus on standardized tests and students’ test performance. Many schools start prepping students in September for the spring standardized tests, and parents hire tutors to work on test prep with their children. As you send your children to school, remember that proper nutrition is a very important factor in […]