West's Wise Ones

Giving a voice to what's in our minds!

Why are we studying Current Events?

September 5, 2014 by westwise · No Comments · Uncategorized

So, why are we offering this class? Take a look at what studies show: Students who use newspapers tend to score higher on standardized achievement tests — particularly in reading, math, and social studies — than those who don’t use them. Newspapers help teach students to be effective readers. Newspapers can help develop and improve […]

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Joshua’s Heart

February 12, 2014 by westwise · 3 Comments · Inspirational!

Joshua’s heart What a great story! Here are some questions to help prod your brain! Why is Joshua so focused on ending hunger? What causes people to go hungry in the United States and around the world? What can we do to stop the problem in the long term? Are there hungry people near you? […]

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