Mentoring Teen Girls in STEM Fields

One aim of a summer came in Vermont is to be mentoring teen girls in STEM fields, where women are traditionally underrepresented. For the second year, Vermont Technical College is hosting Rosie’s Girls, a camp that introduces teen girls to science and technology...

Combining Art With Learning

Combining art with learning is one way that some teachers are stimulating both brain hemispheres in their students’ brains.  The Arts Integration Institute in Wake County is facilitating workshops for teachers through the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake...

Closing the Racial Gap Between Students and Teachers

Syracuse schools are taking actions that they hope will result in closing the racial gap between students and teachers. In the Syracuse City School District, 76 percent of the students will have very little chance of having a teacher who is not white or shares their...

Preschoolers are Learning Robotics and Programming

Preschoolers are learning robotics and programming through use of a tablet sized robot that they can direct to go in different directions on a make believe trip from a house to the beach, and then to a restaurant for lunch. At All About Kids Preschool, kids are...

Students Hosted Their Own Olympics

The games in Rio de Janeiro are not starting till August, but some students hosted their own Olympics as part of their summer program. The Clark County Migrant Education Summer Program held their opening ceremony, in keeping with the theme of the summer program....