How to Survive as the Black Sheep of the Family

It’s that time of year when we visit with family and friends – maybe family or people that we don’t normally spend a lot of time with, other than for holidays or special occasions. The holidays and times for celebration can often be overwhelmed with preparations,...

Kindergarteners Learning Lessons in Two Languages

A successful bilingual program which features ‌kindergarteners learning lessons in two languages has given children the idea that dual language communication is a regular part of life. For half a day at Metcalf school in Holyoke, MA, a dozen kindergarteners learn...

World History Class Required for Graduation

Soon a world history class required for graduation will be available for students starting high school in 2017. In the state of Ohio, the legislature finalized a bill that will add the half year course to graduation requirements. The requirement was proposed last...

Students Learning History By Creating an Opera

An imaginative teacher has promoted opportunities for students learning history by creating an opera with her class. Recently, Meredith Mooney received a $7,000 check  recognizing her “Opera Alive: Song, Story, Art” program which will culimnate in the...