Kids Exercise in Class on Brain Breaks

Here’s a neat solution to sedentary kids experiencing stress and attention problems in school – having kids exercise in class on brain breaks.  Now, teachers can use a classroom tool named GoNoodle which conbines games and activities to bring kids back...

TeacherQuest for Games in the Classroom

Increasing student engagement was the goal, as teachers participated in a pilot program which sent them on a TeacherQuest for games in the classroom. TeacherQuest is a program administered by the Institute of Play based in New York.  The objective is to support...

Kids Make Plans to Work Hard and Be Kind

Fifth graders left a legacy this week for younger students by leaving behind Kindness Kits that help kids make plans to work hard and be kind.  The school, Barrington Elementary has a motto, “Work Hard, Be Kind”.  According to parent and PTO member Tina...

Financial Literacy Class for High School Students

It’s an increasingly important part of education for students to know how to handle money, which is why a financial literacy class for high school students is attracting interest among teens.  Navigating personal finance is just as important as traditional basic...