Episode 22: The busy parent’s guide to school involvement

Busy parents can’t do it all: check the backpack, help with homework, attend school events, and volunteer in the classroom. So, when it comes to getting involved in their child’s education, where should they start? What questions should they be asking? How can they make the most of parent-teacher conferences? What

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Episode 20: Students, Teachers United in their Hopes for the School Year

With daily headlines focusing so much on what tears us apart, here at Connect Canyons, we’re kicking off the school year with an episode on what brings us together. We recently interviewed a bunch of students and first-year teachers. We asked how they were feeling about the school year, and

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Episode 19: The Class of Covid-19

For the Class of 2021, the recently held graduation ceremonies were more than a rite of passage marking the end of 12 or more years of schooling. They were moments of triumph for so many reasons. CSD graduates endured more than a year of loss. They adapted to quarantines and

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Episode 18: Time for Change: How Can Schools Take Advantage of Lessons from the Pandemic?

The pandemic has forced us to be more creative with our time. We’ve found ways to make the most of “stay-at-home” orders and working and learning remotely. We’re even teaching differently, adopting methods such as the flipped classroom where students do their assigned reading and work at home before coming

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Episode 17 : Canyons District is Writing its Next Chapter, and it’s Going to be a Page-Turner

The origin story of Canyons School District — a school system created in 2007 by a vote of the people — is as familiar, by now, as our track record in prioritizing college- and career-readiness, student achievement, innovation, community engagement, customer service and fiscal accountability. It’s time to start writing

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