Getting Students to Ask Questions

Getting students to ask questions is the objective of a pilot program which encourages teachers to use “inquiry” techniques in their classrooms. Boyle County teachers are using techniques which involve asking a big questions and having students complete...

Helping High School Students Make Career Choices

A new program being implemented in Riverton, Kansas is helping high school students make career choices, and giving them direction in the classes and activities they need to be successful in those choices. The program is called RISE – Ready, Informed,...

Focusing on Career and Workforce Development at School

Focusing on career and workplace development at school is a radical new development for elementary and middle school students in one district. In Wickliffe School District, students as young as 9 years old are thinking ahead about the pathways to their careers and...

Wonder Girls Camp Gives Girls Self Confidence

By offering games, art, crafts, robotics, dance, and talks from prominent women in the area, the Wonder Girls Camp boosts girls’ self confidence. The camp is aimed at girls ages 9 to 14. Located at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and developed by...

Summer Work for Students with Disabilities

A program is providing summer work for students with disabilities, and the city of Stowe, Vermont is one of the employers. Students are making plans for their paychecks such as new school clothes and a new Chromebook.  Also, there is valuable experience that is added...