Parents and Teachers–this may be the year?!

Parents and teachers-this may be the year to finally cut down on the unhealthy weight and thickness of students’ backpacks.  Jane Brody provided a great case for why (and how) to reduce the burden of backpacks on children, especially smaller children.  Resources including digital copies of textbooks, duplicate copies of books to keep a set at home, 24/7 availability of student-used licenses for teaching, learning, and instructional supports, and other (mostly electronic) remedies are mentioned in Brody’s article.  Link is as follows:
Happy preparations for back-to-school.

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