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Math Games Improve Engagement in the Classroom

I’m always looking for ways to encourage enthusiasm and improve engagement in my math classroom, and one way I’ve found to be very successful is by playing math games. This strategy works well for just [...]

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What in the World is that Building?

When you first see the Heritage-Gateway campus standing by itself in the desert, you most likely ask yourself something along the lines of, “What in the world is that building over there?” I too thought [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What in the World is that Building?

Animals in the Classroom: An experiment in hands-on learning

A few years ago, I conducted a research experiment with two of my 7th grade science classes at Heritage Academy, Mesa. This experiment was part of an online graduate level course called Research in [...]

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The Path To Virtue

What does virtue mean to you? Is virtue even worth anything in your eyes? Hopefully your answer to these mandatory life-long questions is "yes". If you are a junior high or high school student and [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Path To Virtue

Reader’s Theater. In History Class!

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and oral speaking skills. It also gives students a chance to work cooperatively in groups and helps build their confidence, especially [...]

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Math Club Video Challenge!

We need your vote!  Heritage Academy has two awesome videos for you to watch and vote on.  Click on the links below (or copy and paste into your web browser) and sign up for an [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Math Club Video Challenge!
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