Explore the New Manufacturing Academy

A new program at the Fayette Institute of Technology in Oak Hill, West Virginia called Explore the New Manufacturing Academy is aiming to provide middle school students with a feel for what technical school can offer them. The final installment of the West Virginia...

Digging Deep into How History is Taught

Teachers are digging deep into how history is taught, after discovering that many students are unaware of important historical events and experiences. At Central Washington University, professor Susana Flores told a class of future teachers that students were shocked...

New Maker Lab Opens in a Middle School

Whenever a new maker lab opens in a middle school, students have new opportunities for experimentation and creativity.  This year thanks to an $80,000 donation from Rotary of Sonoma Valley, Altimira Middle School opened up a new maker lab this year. Students learn new...

Starting School a Day Early

Incoming sixth graders are finding that starting school a day early has helped the transition to middle school for the 200 incoming students at Central Middle School in Muscatine, Iowa. The incoming class is the largest in recent memory, according to Principal Terry...