Kids Are Learning About Science From Cabbage Plants

Kids are learning about science from cabbage plants, thanks to a national program that gives the cabbages away to third graders. The Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program was started in 2002. It gives free cabbage plants to third grade students across the USA, so they can...

New French Renaissance Paleography Site

A new French Renaissance Paleography site is enabling users to transcend the limits of just one classroom or one collection in accessing medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. The Newberry is announcing the launch of the new website, French Renaissance Paleography,...

Standing Desks Help Keep Kids Actively Learning

Standing desks help keep kids actively learning, and may provide an easy method for making their time in school less sedentary.  New research suggests that kids spend more time on their feet when standing desks are used, and thus more time moving. “In schools,...

Hands on Learning with STEM Labs

A group of elementary schools students are getting the benefit of hands on learning with STEM labs in their school. The labs encourage students to develop skills in STEM subjects, and pursue careeers in those fields.  They now have use of a lab with 35 desktop...