Neuroscience and Learning… maximizing study time

The inner workings of the brain have fascinated people for decades, but we are still only beginning to understand how this unusual organ works and how to teach and learn more effectively. At our HillTOPICS forum on February 7th, Kathy Sherman, Director of Hillside School, revealed some of the latest research on neuroscience and learning […]

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Your Child’s Civil Rights and Section 504

Did you know the federal government requires schools to protect the civil rights of students with disabilities? But the devil is in the details and Georgia Montoya and Andres Ramirez, two attorneys from the Office of Civil Rights, came to our November HillTOPICS meeting to speak about the public schools’ responsibilities to protect the civil rights of […]

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