New Middle School is Tech-Centric and Wide Open

A new middle school is tech-centric and wide open in design, promoting project based learning and collaboration among students. Manor New Tech Middle School does not look like most schools . The cafeteria doubles as a dining room, a classroom, and a library.  Walls...

Flexible Seating in Fifth Grade

An elementary school teacher is using flexible seating in fifth grade, and students can better direct their personalized learning. There are no traditional desks lined up in rows in Vanessa Singley’s  classroom at Scott Elementary in Thomasville, Georgia....

Helping Students in Rigorous High School Classes

Helping students in rigorous high school classes proved to be difficult for an Advanced Placement teacher who was teaching a college level English class in high school. Gifted students are often taken for granted when it comes to needing academic help....

Future Services for Gifted Students

A summer program is focusing on future services for gifted students in Pasadena. At McKinley School, highly gifted students in the Pasadena Unified School District are building rockets, working on Euclidean geometry, and studying Egyptian archaeology as part of a...