Battling Online Bullying

A school district is battling online bullying by teaching students how to use social media, and be responsible citizens of cyberspace. Online attacks have taken the place of playground insults, and Jurupa Unified School District has decided to deal with the problem at...

Kids Design Prosthetic Hand for a Classmate

Having kids design a prosthetic hand for a classmate has become a meaningful way for students to help one of their peers and apply their knowledge of math, technology, and engineering to a special need in their midst. Eighth graders at Kenilworth Science and...

Link Between Fitness and Memory Skills

A recent study has found a link between fitness and memory skills, as children with stronger muscles may have better working memory. Scientists evaluated 79 children ages 9 to 11.  They found that muscle fitness was directly related to having a more accurate memory....

Coding with Sphero Robots

Fourth graders in Cohasset Massachusetts are learning coding with Spero robots, and they’re having so much fun they are the envy of the rest of the school. At the entry hallway of Deer Hill School, fourth grade students in Suzi Corkhum’s class mark the...

Learning Local History Through Art

Kids are learning local history through art, as they visit and illustrate local cemeteries, churches and schoolhouses. Students at Windham Elementary School visited historic sites in Windham and Stratton, as part of a week long artist residency. They made drawings,...