Gifted Students Learn Real Life Skills

The Hands On Problem Solving Program makes it possible to have gifted students learn real life skills, along with team building and support for following instructions. 70 third through fifth graders at Helen Caro Elementary School gathered to discuss teamwork and work...

Students Push Restaurants to Eliminate Plastic Straws

Concern over global consequences of plastic littering the oceans has students pushing restaurants to eliminate plastic straws. Environmentalist teens from Sir Francis Drake High School are working with the 16 restaurants in San Anselmo to eschew plastic straws and...

Bringing Literature to Life

Through technology and connection with a military officer, students conducted an interview via Skype, bringing literature to life. Sixth graders at I.J. Holton Intermediate School were reading the book “A Soldier’s Heart” which is  during the Civil...

Learning the Science and History of Maple Syrup

During the next few weeks, more than 750 students will be learning the science and history of maple syrup by touring the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. They will learn about maple syrup production in Wisconsin. Most of the students are fourth graders who are studying the...

The Pyramid of Success

Fourth graders have the opportunity to learn the values and characteristics of successful people through a special curriculum entitled The Pyramid of Success The curriculum was designed by the late John R. Wooden, UCLA’s legendary men’s basketball coach. At...