Chinese New Year Celebration

A middle school made certain that a Chinese New Year celebration included a dragon parade, where sixth graders showed off masks that they made.  The dragon parade is an annual event at the school, celebrating Chinese New Year and teaching about Chinese culture. “This...

Digital Resources Expand Learning Beyond Textbooks

Teachers and students are discovering that digital resources expand learning beyond textbooks. When students research projects, they are likely to use websites, digital libraries, and open source options.  Textbooks at one time were the standard for most classes to...

Learning Spanish Through Art

Students are learning Spanish through art, as they mix paints together, gather their supplies, and listen to their instructions in Spanish. At Brookhaven High School, students gathered in the upstairs science lab, mixing red and white paints together. The instruction...

A Celebration Parade of Writing

Kindergarten children held a celebration parade of writing at their school, recognizing their achievements and encouraging each other to express their ideas in writing. At Canisteo-Greenwood Elementary School, students start creative writing as soon as possible...