Category: Opinion

Open Campus at Hanover High School

Ford’s Rants: THE FEWTURE

Today – The Fewture of the American Public High School   It is important that you think about the fewture – ‘cuz you are it. And besides – it’s fun. The fewture of the...

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Bullying Awareness Month (October 2013)

Every year PACER hosts the National Bullying Prevention Month. This month brings awareness to what bullying does to people in a community. The months’s mantra is “The End of Bullying Begins with Me.” Everyone should take...

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The State of Vermont vs. Common Sense

            The Vermont legislature has proposed a tax on sugary drinks. According to the Valley News, this tax would add “a penny per ounce to the cost of sodas...

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Paperless School

Think of how much paper is used by schools. Even with the technological glory of computers, an average school uses an enormous amount of paper. Paper is everywhere; students read from books made of...

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The iPad in School

  Imagine a world where students don’t need to carry around textbooks because their books reside on their iPad, which they have with them in every class. If each student had an iPad in...

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Internet Negativity

Adolescents are becoming increasingly attached to technology. Relationships are being built online or through phones. Keyboards and keypads are becoming the keys to their hearts. Technology was designed in part to provide new ways...

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Music in School

It’s not uncommon to see high school and college students walking around with headphones in their ears, blaring music. This is enjoyable, but is it a good to do while studying? A multitude of...

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Movies in School to Enhance Learning

Teachers have been using movies to supplement their lessons with increased frequency. But does this help with students’ studies, or does it give them a free period to take a nap? Sometimes a movie...

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Flipped Classroom

Would you be opposed to doing your homework during class and listening to lectures at home? Classroom flipping is an educational strategy that is catching on at schools around the country. The traditional learning...

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Class Specific Study Tips

Civitas American History Biology Math Civitas Flash cards for quick facts Read over all your homework assignments Use Mr. Jenisch’s study method: make up what short answer questions you think will be on the...