Chess Clubs Encourage Learning

Chess clubs encourage learning, and a group of retirees is convincing students that chess has something to offer that even video games don’t have. “You can play with somebody face to face,” said Rutland Elementary School third grade student Hailey Foster. “It’s...

Learning Physics Through Model Race Cars

Middle school students are learning physics through model race cars. At Salida Middle School, Tom Wright’s industrial arts classes have been making race cars from pinewood and propelling them by compressed oxygen. The object of speed is not to see who wins, but...

STEM Room is a Think Tank for Young Students

A school’s new STEM room is a think tank for young students, as they make creations of their own that solve problems and are innovative inventions. The Valley View School in Watchung, NJ, received a grant from the Summit Medical Group and the Watchung...

Students Learn the History of the Holocaust

Having students learn the history of the Holocaust means that they can learn not only of wartime atrocity, but of the world conditions that led up to the horror. At Lone Jack High School, students watched films of Nazi Germany, and Hitler shouting at a saluting crowd....

Math Madness Basketball Game

At the annual Math Madness basketball game, local schools prepared with basketball related math questions before children saw the exciting game between Worcester State University women’s basketball team, the Lancers and undefeated Tufts University. Students...