A Resurgence of Civics Classes for Students

Despite continuing complaints about government, voting appears to have lost its appeal, resulting in a resurgence of civics classes for students in some districts. The results of a yearlong state study of civic learning in California highlighted som red flags that...

Summer Camp Boosts Math, Computers, and New Teachers

University students got a chance to try out the education profession working where a summer camp boosts math, computers, and new teachers.  At California State University, Stanislaus, the Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP 2014) finished its 26th session.  Most of...

Math Boot Camp Encourages Playful Problem Solving

While on spring break many children found that a math boot camp encourages playful problem solving.  Spring break camps were a fun way to continue the learning while having a vacation from regular school work.  The best thing is that these learning activities were...

Common Core Makeover for Math

Some schools are getting a common core makeover for their math curriculum. Algebra may no longer be algebra under common core but students will need need to solve for X. The new focus will be learning the basics really well and every grade will get this makeover. Most...