Musicians Help Children Learn Science and Math

Musicians help children learn science and math in a unique program, Mind Over Music.  Instead of learning about physics from a textbook, students examine a cello held together with Velcro to explore vibration, pitch, and frequency by inserting an oscilloscope in the...

This Class Business is For the Birds

In a Project Lead the Way class, a group of eighth graders who opened a school based woodworking factory have discovered with their teachers that this class business is for the birds – literally. At Brownstown Middle School, teacher Tom Wischmeier asked he asked...

Middle School Jedi English Class

A middle school Jedi English Class turned a few heads at a local theater for a special morning screening of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The students from Altimira Middle School took over Sonoma Cinemas for the special presentation. In this unique class, the...

Classcraft Mimics Role Playing Games for Classrooms

A teacher has discovered that the program Classcraft mimics role playing games for classrooms, and it is motivating kids across all areas of the curriculum, as their lessons are designed to reward them like Warcraft or Skyrim. Dennis Reagle is an eighth grade science...