It’s Time to Get Real With our Teens

It’s time to get real with our teens. As a parent, friend, or supportive professional in a child’s life, we may want to be that safe harbor in the storm, that refuge when the going gets rough.  But what kind of help really helps?  Consider for a moment how...

5 Useful Tips for Keeping Your Music Students Engaged

One of the biggest challenges for music educators is keeping your music students engaged in the classroom. Today’s students can struggle with feeling invested in their classwork. It is crucial that music educators evolve their lessons to cater to their students in...

Students Learn How to be Entrepreneurs

Helping students learn how to be entrepreneurs is just one of the benefits of a father son business that is “on a mission to spread happiness through socks.” John’s Crazy Socks was started by John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, and his father, Mark X....

How Students Keep Learning Outside School

Reading assignments and encouraging independent reading is how students keep learning outside school during vacation breaks. Educators often worry about the “summer slide” when students forget what they learned over a long summer break. But it’s...

Kids Finding Balance with Yoga

One junior high school has kids finding balance with yoga, as they literally are stretching out their stress. At Auburn Junior High School, the students in Kristi Newton’s health class have been doing yoga. They find that it is fun, as well as providing the benefits...

Students Help Students with Service Learning

Having students help students with service learning is not a new concept, but it is one that is increasingly customized for specific schools. In Matt Stroup’s service learning class at Williams Intermediate School, students take the time to head over to Adams...