Uncategorized Archives - Apperson


28 Feb 2018

Apperson Celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

By | February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Did you know that March 2nd is National Banana Cream Pie Day, National Old Stuff Day, Dr. Seuss Day and Employee Appreciation Day?  We could celebrate the day by eating a pie for breakfast, wearing old clothes to work, reading “Cat in the Hat” to a friend named Pat, or by simply honoring our amazing [...]

4 Oct 2016

Former Special Education Teacher Joins Apperson Team

By | October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Former Special Education Teacher Joins the Apperson Team as Social Emotional Learning Consultant  Lisa-Anne Williams brings experience in SEL instruction and leadership  Charlotte N.C. – October 4, 2016 – Assessment leader Apperson has hired former teacher Lisa-Anne Williams to join its team as a social and emotional learning consultant. Williams will support the Apperson [...]

1 Apr 2016

Peanut Butter & Jelly Day: Healthy New Takes on the Tried and True

By | April 1st, 2016|Teacher Tips, Uncategorized|

Did you know that in the early 1900s peanut butter was considered a delicacy and was generally only enjoyed by the upper classes? Today, the peanut butter and jelly sandwich (PB&J) is a classic lunchbox staple. In fact, it is estimated that the average American will have consumed over 2,000 PB&Js before the age of [...]

28 Mar 2016

6 Ways in Which Teaching is Nothing Like the Movies

By | March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

I used to be a big sucker for inspirational teacher movies. The swelling orchestral music, the improbably attractive and articulate young people, the “failing” schools with hardwood floors and class sizes of less than 15 kids … I loved all of it. I’d probably still love them, except that I’m not allowed to watch them [...]

28 Mar 2016

7 Ways to Get Your Struggling Readers to READ

By | March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

“Before I knew I was dyslexic, I thought I was stupid,” said the boy who graduated high school with honors and is headed to Yale in the fall. The truth is, many kids who struggle with reading initially believe they’re stupid. Living with a reading disability that hasn’t been identified can be scary and discouraging. [...]

22 Mar 2016


By | March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Teaching is an extremely taxing occupation on both mind and body. In the course of a single day, educators make hundreds of decisions while reacting to the ever-changing needs of each student. It takes a special type of strength to guide and control an entire classroom for five days out of the week. For these [...]

18 Mar 2016

Five Ways to Deal With Spring Fever in the Classroom

By | March 18th, 2016|Classroom Management, Uncategorized|

So your students have Spring Fever. Don’t worry, it’s totally natural and no reflection on you as an educator. There's no way to stop it, beautiful weather makes everyone stir crazy, but you can control it through preparation and understanding. As a company of teachers, for teachers, we’re here to help. Introducing Five Ways to [...]

1 Mar 2016

Happy Read Across America Day!

By | March 1st, 2016|Teacher Tips, Uncategorized|

Is the local library your favorite place to spend an afternoon? Have you finished an entire novel in one sitting? Does the smell of books get you super excited? Book-lovers, rejoice! It’s National Read Across America Day! The holiday began in 1997 when the National Education Association (NEA) pushed for a special day to celebrate [...]