Learning a New Language Benefits the Brain

A recent study from Northwestern University has found that learning a new language benefits the brain by making it more ready to multitask and take on new brain challenging tasks. Only 18 percent of Americans are estimated to be able to fluently speak two or more...

Blending Shop Class With English and Math

A team of teachers has found that blending shop class with English and math makes for a complete learning experience for students and enhances career training. The program is geared toward learning real life skills and applying them. For example, math exercises are...

Saturday Math Circle

At 10 am it’s Saturday math circle time and students are primed to get started. Cal State Fullerton sponsors Math Circle, a Saturday enrichment program for students in second through twelfth grades.  Most of these students are on an advanced level.  And they...

Game On At Lunch Time

It’s game on at lunch time for middle school students as they grab their lunches and head off to a room to work on math games between bites. In Stoughton at River Bluff Middle School, students play 24 Challenge one day a week.  This is a competitive math...

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