Magnetometer Easter Cup Hunt activity

Magnetometer Easter Cup Hunt activity

by Expect More Arizona

Mike Vargas is a physics teacher at Pinnacle High School in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and is currently serving as the Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year  and a member of STEM Teachers PHX. He recently found himself having to homeschool his own elementary school aged kids and has been …

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A look into the new reality of Arizona’s educators

by Expect More Arizona

The arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing orders didn’t include a roadmap for teachers. Almost overnight, everything Arizona’s educators had planned for the week, month and possibly the remainder of the school year went out the window. But so many of these amazing professionals didn’t bat an eye – frankly they didn’t have …

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Advice for parents during school closures

Message for Parents and Families During School Closures

by Sally Datria, ELA Content Coach

Dear Parents, In these unsettling times it can be difficult to know what to do with your children to keep them learning and growing while they are out of school. As an educator and former homeschool mom, I want to offer some suggestions for you to make this easier on you and your children. First …

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Emergency Education Legislation and Baseline Budget

by Expect More Arizona

Guidance for School Closures The Arizona House and Senate passed a bill to provide immediate guidance for schools as they navigate the unprecedented closures related to COVID-19. The bill is expected to be sent to and signed by Governor Ducey on Monday. House Bill 2910 outlines the steps to be taken on testing, scheduling, and …

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Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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