Science is All Around

4-H members are learning that science is all around, and it can turn into a career. In Holdrege, Nebraska, Science Excitement Day provided young people an opportunity to learn more about STEM careers by creating a monster with light up eyes. “It’s a brand-new event...

Project Based Learning Shows Real Science to Students

At  Berea-Midpark High School, advanced project based learning shows real real science to students. The advanced career technical program “Innovations in Science and Technology” became part of the high school curriculum thanks to a partnership with Polaris...

Continuing the Momentum of Personalized Learning

Continuing the momentum of personalized learning is a key focus of a school district in the third year of implementing a grant funded project to enable all students to make choices and set goals for their learning. In the Springdale School District in Arkansas, every...

Creating Animal Habitats With Minecraft

Creating animal habitats with Minecraft is a unique way to bring the popular program into the classroom, engaging young students in teamwork and problem solving. Nikky Willison’s third-grade classroom included about a dozen zoos one recent morning. Students were...

Pilot Program for Personalized Learning

A pilot program for personalized learning is helping teachers adapt multiple techniques for teaching diverse groups of students. “My goal is to help my students to not care so much about their grade but, ‘Have I mastered the concept and the material I am supposed to...