Science Education for Public Understanding

A new curriculum for giving science real world meaning, the Science Education for Public Understanding Program is enabling students to tackle lessons by designing strategies to experiment, test ideas, and solve problems. At Concord Junior High School, “issue...

History Comes Alive at Youth Camp

Kids found that history comes alive at youth camp, as they developed strategies to survive the Great Chicago Fire, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the sinking of the Titanic. The camp at Hastings Museum was based on the Scholastic “I Survived” books that...

Video Awards for Elementary Students

Video awards for elementary students celebrated the first year of television production by kids in the Plymouth school district. The ELLY awards honored the students who completed the first year of EDTV Kids with paparazzi and the full red carpet treatment. EDTV is...

Kids Correspond with Famous Author

After viewing the movie “October Sky” and obtaining information for lessons from the official website, a teacher thought it would be a good idea to have kids correspond with famous author Homer Hickam. Seventh grade teacher Tiffany Musil has shown the...

Learning Math Through Music

Thanks to some innovative violinists from New York City’s The Juilliard School, students are learning math through music. The class is organized by The Heartbeat Project, initiated by Ariel Horowitz and Leerone Hakimi, 19 year old violin majors at Juilliard....