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Closing the Excellence Gap Among Gifted Children

A summer program aims to close the excellence gap among gifted children of underserved populations. During a three week summer school program at Brookside Elementary […]

Learning History and English at the Same Time

ESL students are learning history and English at the same time in a unique class that improves their ability to speak English and learn subjects. […]

High School Girls are Racing Distances Equal to Boys

For the first time ever in all 50 states some high school girls are racing distances equal to boys, instead of shorter distances. In Oklahoma […]

Teaching Grit and Perseverance

Teaching grit and perseverance is paying off in some schools. Instead of giving in to frustration, kids are learning problem solving skills and life skills […]

Teaching English Learners Early Mathematics

A group of teachers are taking time off from summer vacation to learn more about teaching English learners early mathematics, and conveying complicated math principles […]

A Carnival of Fractions

A math camp is offering  a fun learning experience with a carnival of fractions. At Morton Middle School in Lexington, over 100 students participated in […]

Improving Math Performance with Computer Games

According to a recent study at Johns Hopkins University, it may be possible to have children improving math performance with computer games unrelated to numbers […]

Culturally Responsive Teaching to Close the Achievement Gap

Four teachers are making a conscious effort to practice culturally responsible teaching to close the achievement gap. The mindful teaching practices consider the diversity of […]

Middle School Students Grow Organic Food for Their Community

A farm-to-market idea has taken hold while a group of middle school students grow organic food for their community. At Hamilton Middle School Cypress, Texas, […]

Over $2 Million for High School Computer Science Programs

Over $2 million for high school computer science programs and robotics has been committed to high schools in Arkansas through the University of Arkansas at […]

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