Student Grocery Store Hosted Parents

A  student grocery store hosted parents and a crowd of about 100 students, their teachers, and their counterparts.  Students demonstrated an important awareness of math, and enjoyed the fun of having Food Lion plan the event. Ronald Whitmire, the store manager, found...

Understanding Math in the Real World

Elementary school children have been showing family and friends how important understanding math in the real world is to success in many areas. During a math Fair, Students at Oak Mountain Elementary School in Tennessee showed off their realworld understanding.  They...

STEM Career Day Offers Encouragement For Students

STEM Career Day offers encouragement for students seeking to take more math and science courses.  After attending Career Day activities at Skyview High School, sixteen of the 28 students in one class said they were interested in careers in math and science. Shawna...

Providing Housing For Teachers

Providing housing for teachers is becoming an important means of recruiting qualified instructors in order to compete and allow for the best possible people to actually live near to where they teach. In states where oilfields are doing a booming business, housing can...

Sharing Our World

A new pilot project, “Sharing our World Through Conversations and Writing” will allow for teens who do not travel to develop an international perspective through self directed learning. The weekly program is set up so that teens and professionals from...

Special Font Helps With Dyslexia

Here’s a great tip for those struggling to read – a special font helps with dyslexia. In Clinton, Mississippi, students with dyslexia have a tool for help with reading and schoolwork. Lori Snider, the district’s instructional technologist encountered...