Students Teaching Students

It’s a basic idea, students teaching students to help reinforce skills and also to develop new ways to learn.  After all, students have been helping other students in classes for as long as there has been school. The concept was simply to formalize the process...

Expansion of Computer Science Classes

The use and building of technology is a major focus as one school district facilitates a major expansion of computer science classes.  Next year, the Broward County school district will dramatically expand its computer science program, adding new curriculum and...

Teaching Girls to Love Science

Teaching girls to love science is extremely important. Much of the time, that special learning begins with encouragement at home. When Jackie Lomas brought her daughter to a routine dentist visit, she didn’t realize they would get more than they bargained for....

Mixed Classrooms Based on Learning Levels

Some schools are creating mixed classrooms based on learning levels. Becky Herzog used to get a half hearted response when she asked her son how his day was. But now he response with excitement for learning. So what can be attributed to the change? It may be the mixed...