Google classroom: https://classroom.google.com/u/1/c/MjgyNzgwNTI3OFpa

 

Recess article:

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/13/students-who-lose-recess-are-the-ones-who-need-it-most/?_r=0 

School suspensions article:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2014/12/21/school-suspensions-don-work-time-for-something-better/kXQMRlfBWccB8hPduwoHTK/story.html

 

Performance Assessment Articles (7th):

Option 1 -- Social Networking in School

http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2014/08/07/10-ways-to-use-instagram-in-the-classroom

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/engaging-school-community-social-media-howard-stribbell

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-08/wellbeing-survey-finds-teens-feeling-left-out-on-social-media/6921780

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/social-media-smarts.html

 

Option 2 -- Junk food in School

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/obesity/facts.htm

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/high-school-notes/2013/07/01/junk-food-axed-from-school-vending-machines

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/09/13/school-lunch-time

http://healthland.time.com/2013/08/29/why-some-schools-are-saying-no-thanks-to-the-school-lunch-program/

 

Performance Assessment Articles (8th):

Option 1 -- Cell Phones in Class

https://www.examtime.com/blog/40-uses-for-smartphones-in-school/

http://neatoday.org/2015/02/23/school-cell-phone-bans-end-educators-weigh-pros-cons/

http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/presence-smart-phone-lowers-quality-person-conversations-85805

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/style/2015/06/15/cellphones-school-teaching-tool-distraction/OzHjXyL7VVIXV1AEkeYTiJ/story.html

 

Option 2 -- Single-Gender Schools

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr215.shtml

http://phys.org/news/2014-02-single-sex-advantage-coed-schools.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/01/education/single-sex-education-public-schools-separate-boys-and-girls.html

http://www.childmags.com.au/school/12/7043-what-s-the-benefit-of-single-sex-education