Entries by Sandra

The Way to Rainy Mountain

By N. Scott Momaday [dropcap color=”#81d742″ boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]F[/dropcap]irst published in paperback by UNM Press in 1976, The Way to Rainy Mountain has sold over 200,000 copies.  “The paperback edition of The Way to Rainy Mountain was first published twenty-five years ago. One should not be surprised, I suppose, that it has remained vital, and immediate, […]

Storyteller

Leslie Marmon Silko’s groundbreaking book [dropcap color=”#81d742″ boxed=”no” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]F[/dropcap]irst published in 1981, blends original short stories and poetry influenced by the traditional oral tales that she heard growing up on the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico with autobiographical passages, folktales, family memories, and photographs. As she mixes traditional and Western literary genres, Silko […]

EPGY Language Arts & Writing Course

Course Features Rigorous and standards based curriculum Concept-by-concept sequential instruction to scaffold student success Automated review and assessment to identify and to address student levels of understanding Differentiated instruction to accommodate individualized student learning Active multimedia course material to promote student engagement Course Design & Content The EPGY Language Arts and Writing course presents a […]

EPGY K-7 Mathematics Course

Course Features Rigorous and complete mathematics curriculum Concept-by-concept presentation of instruction to keep students from being overwhelmed Efficient instruction leading to a high number of exercises completed by students in each session Continual review and assessment that identifies and addresses gaps in student understanding Differentiated instruction to accommodate individual differences in student learning Active learning […]

EPGY – a learning experience for students and counselors alike

Reprinted with permission by Kyle Gschwend As the sun sets over Wilbur Field, there is an electricity in the air. Competing shouts of “TRIDELT,” “TERRA,” and “ZAP” ring out as 500 high school students compete in the Olympics– the House Olympics, held at the end of every session of EPGY, the Education Program for Gifted […]