Students at the High Road School in Norwalk learned how to dramatically improve their scores on exams thanks to a visit with Professor Paul Hughes, author of “Change Your Grades, Change Your Life.” In a meeting with a group of high school students, Professor Hughes explained how and why the simple minutes a day reading exercise works. Professor Hughes explained how repeated failure on exams can causes students to “program” their negative thoughts and beliefs about exams into repeated failure. He further explained how the reading exercise programs them for success by releasing their negative fears and emotions. Professor Hughes [...]
On Thursday, March 14th, our school will proudly wear green to support World Kidney Day! Learn more about World Kidney Day on their website today.
Alba Rodriquez, Special Education Teacher After receiving my Bachelor's degree in General Education, I went on to earn my Master's in Special Education. All along, I've know that I wanted to work with students with special needs. Every single day is different, but generally I'm working with my class of students. This can involved supporting their individual needs, providing academic support, or assisting another team member during the day. For some, this may seem like a small thing, but it's a victory none the less. For me, when my [...]
High Road School of Norwalk hosted their annual Thanksgiving Feast on November 20th. Staff, students, teachers, and parents enjoyed a great feast provided by the school. “The best part about doing this with special needs kids is it shows the kids that family, friends and the community are all a part of the village that helps them.” – Aimee Russo, transition coordinator, High Road School of Norwalk The story was published by The Hour. Read full article
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