Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thinking About Your Brain: Attention

There are 12 “Brain Rules” for “Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School” in Dr. John Medina’s book, “brain rules.” This three-part series of blogs highlights two. The second blog, described the rule, “Exercise boosts brain power.” This blog describes … Continue reading

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Reading for Love

Ms. Kerry Hutchinson teaches a class known as Community Based Instruction (CBI). In it are some very precious children. One student, Jedi, was out of class for an extended period of time. But out of sight, does not mean out … Continue reading

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Midlothian ISD: One of the Best Districts in the State

The Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) recently (Friday, March 23, 2012) published a “Guide to Schools.” In the guide, “You’ll find case studies from the 15 ISDs in the area that earned top marks in a statewide study of educational return … Continue reading

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Thinking About Your Brain: Exercise

Dr. John Medina’s book, “brain rules”, sets out “12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving, at Work, Home, and School.” The principles in the book are listed as “Brain Rules.” The first rule is,  “Exercise boosts brain power.” The brain, as … Continue reading

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More Homes II

More homes are coming to MISD in The Rosebud housing development by Mt. Peak Elementary School. Approximately 100 homes are projected for this area.

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More Homes

More homes are coming to Midlothian ISD. Pictured here (March 25, 2012) is a housing development next to Longbranch Elementary School. Approximately 100 homes are scheduled for this area.

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Thinking About Your Brain: Introduction

Dr. John J. Medina wrote the book, “brain rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School”. The book describes Dr. Medina as “a developmental molecular biologist focused on the genes involved in human brain development and … Continue reading

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