Celebrating Latin American Culture

Celebrating Latin American culture for one middle school included  students of Latino heritage planning how to share their food, crafts, and culture with their classmates. At Craig Middle School, sixth grader Juan Carlos Alvarez was busily thinking about what students...

Teaching History With Rap Music

Here’s a fun way to help kids remember historic facts:  teaching history with rap music. Ridge Road Middle School teacher Claire Tamayo is only in her second year of teaching, but she has found ways to hold the attention of sixth graders. “How do I get their...

Diversity in Research on Autism

A new study points to a need for diversity in research on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Much of the existing research on ASD confirms the variety in children’s approaches to learning, problem solving, and thinking.  There is a popular saying:  “If you’ve...