Dads are Important For Families Affected by Autism

Dads are important for for families affected by autism, especially when they take an active role in caregiving with young children. For one thing, having an involved dad boosts a mother’s mental health as it eases stress. In a study published in the Maternal and...

Teachers Bring American Ideas to Chinese Students

This summer an exchange sister school relationship made it possible to have teachers bring American ideas to Chinese students. They taught core subjects, but also showed Chinese students American style learning experiences, such as research opportunities, hands on...

The Million Father March

Students are getting an extra boost from their dads this year, as schools are participating in the Million Father March, a national program which encourages fathers to get more involved in children’s school life and bring their kids on the first day. “My...

Teacher Collaboration Has Big Rewards

Teachers and students are finding that teacher collaboration has big rewards at Tennessee’s five Reward Schools. Brightly covered sticky notes cover the wall in the instructional coach’s office at East Elementary School. Students names are written on each...

Ancient Math Texts Inspire New Ways to Teach

A $1.5 million federal grant is pioneering a new approach to learning, as ancient math texts inspire new ways to teach. Some of the classic texts that are the oldest written are the basis for the way Central Washington University math professor Dominic Klyve is...