How Schools Can Make Tech Education a Priority

Districts are paying close attention to how schools can make tech education a priority.  According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, coding is just as important as a second language and should be required in school. Eighth graders at Paducah Middle School in Kentucky are...

Family Math Night at the Grocery Store

Family Math Night at the grocery store is a popular event at Food Lion supermarkets, and elementary school students from Church Hill Tennessee had recent real world experience with math at the local store. The school event was organized by Surgoinsville Elementary...

Maker Spaces are Opening Up in Elementary Schools

Maker Spaces are opening up in elementary schools in Bellingham, Washington. Students can test ideas and problem solving strategies as they collaborate in maker spaces.  School officials find that maker spaces help students learn to build and create. At South...

Competency Based Instruction Focuses on Proficiency

A new grading system is coming to report cards in Concord New Hampshire schools, as competency based instruction focuses on proficiency, not numerical averages. At Rundlett Middle School, there will be a different type of report card at the end of the quarter. Many...