Laney Sammons- Guided Math Workshop

ERG is proud to continue a tradition of excellence for the Summer of 2014! Laney Sammons, an expert in Guided Math, will be with ERG on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM (Registration & continental breakfast at 8:00) at The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center, Winston-Salem, NC Click HERE for full details …Continue reading

Register NOW for ERG Summer 2014 Events!

Click HERE to register for ERG Summer Events Click HERE for details about Laney Sammons -Guided Math K-8 Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Hawthorne Inn, Winston-Salem, NC $195.00 per person Click HERE for details about Burkins and Yaris-Reading Wellness Thursday, July 24, 2014 in the Raleigh/RTP Area (Location to be confirmed by January 1) …Continue reading

Lose Weight Fast

From the desk of Alice… There is an advertisement in one of my favorite magazines that suggests you can lose weight fast “and safely” by replacing all your meals for an entire week with a liquid concoction.  Hmmm- I don’t think replacing my meals for a week with just liquid sounds safe.  It is not …Continue reading

Common Core Standards and Implications For Our Gifted Students: More Rigor? Keep it Coming!

From the desk of Michelle… By now we’ve all heard about this new little movement called the Common Core Standards.  According to the Council of Chief State School Officers, The standards were developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and experts, to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare our children for college and …Continue reading

Asking Our Questions for the First Time

From the desk of Karen…. This true story demonstrates why I am so grateful to Debbie Miller, Stephanie Harvey, and Cris Tovani. I share this short transcript of the first time this group of struggling readers brought their own questions to a reading group like these ladies taught me. Jerome began our discussion by asking, …Continue reading

A Question about Questioning

From the desk of Amanda… I’m a rule follower.   This is a good thing if you’re riding in a car with me, but sometimes following the rules can be a bad thing.  Let me explain what I mean. When I was still teaching, I followed the rules.  Whatever my principal said to do, I did—even …Continue reading