Pepper quickly learns how to be a strong cow horse just like her mother, Patsy. She meets animals in the pastures and learns about cows, rivers, and her Owner. The Owner quickly finds a buyer for Pepper.
Pepper goes through the sadness being separated from her mother for the first time. Pepper begins to see that her Master is more than an Owner, he is becoming her Dear Friend. Her Dear Friend teaches her so much and takes her for long rides. Things change when her Dear Friend's wife's medical condition worsens.
In a cruel twist of fate; Pepper's Dear Friend must sell his home, his assets, and even Pepper to cover medical bills from his wife's cancer treatments. With Pepper gone, the Dear Friend has nothing to live for. Will Pepper be able to save her Dear Friend?
LEADING SCHOOL TEAMS
BUILDING TRUST TO PROMOTE STUDENT LEARNING
The busy administrator’s guide to creating strong teams, changing culture, and improving performance
Research shows that “teacher collective efficacy” can increase student learning more than any other strategy. In fact, using powerhouse teams can achieve four years of student growth in a single calendar year.
UNITE, LEARN AND PROSPER - ACTIVATE AN ASSESSMENT REVOLUTION
Authors: Paul Bloomberg, Barb Pitchford, and Kara Vandas
Contributors: Eric Bjornstad, Lisa Cebelak, Lori Cook, David Horton, Rachel Carillo Fairchild, Rupa Chandra Gupta, Gary Giordano, Katherine Smith, Sarah Stevens, and Issac Wells
Thirteen practitioners offer concrete, practical strategies to support peer assessment in primary, upper elementary, secondary, math, English, social studies, and science. There is content dedicated to supporting English language learners and the use of technology to support goal setting and reflection.