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...

Young Students are Exploring STEM in a Lab

The ability to put science, technology, engineering, and math into the hands of children is the reason that young students are exploring STEM in a lab at their elementary school. At Schmitt Elementary School, a STEM lab was created three years ago, serving 690...

Middle School Students Design With 3D Technology

Teaching middle school students design with 3D technology is allowing students to become 3D modeling interior designers, and teachers are customers for home renovation. At Washington Middle School in Long Beach, technology teacher James Laub jokes about the...

New Accent on Career Technical Education

A new accent on career technical education is energizing the start of the school year at Russellville Middle School in Alabama. “This is actually something we’ve been working on for a while, strengthening our career technical program, but the students will...