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...

Happy Thanksgiving from HowToLearn.com

It is with deep gratitude that we wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. Thank you for being a reader and part of our site’s mission to help all children and adults succeed for the past 19 years!

Totem Pole Given to a School by the Nooksack Tribe

Students can now experience Native American culture every day, since a totem pole given to a school by the Nooksack Tribe will now be on prominent, permanent display. The Nooksack Valley School District and the Nooksack Indian Tribe are beginning a partnership.  Prior...

Piloting Programs for Students with Dyslexia

Piloting programs for students with dyslexia is a new focus of school districts participating in early literacy intervention programs.   In Pennsylvania, six districts statewide are being reviewed for participation in a new Dyslexia and Early Literacy...