Learning to Code with Star Wars

Kids are learning to code with Star Wars themed tutorials. “This is actually my first time, but I like it,” said Sunrise Elementary School fifth grader Bianca Chavez, working at her classroom Chromebook. She has her future all planned out...

Learning Geography By Following a World Cruise

Learning geography is expected in sixth grade, but learning geography by following a world cruise being shared by the teacher’s daughter is an unusual opportunity to find out about the world with more than maps and globes. Students at Corry Area Middle School in...

Lifetime Activities Offer Choices in Phys Ed Classes

Encouraging students to learn activities they will enjoy for a long time means that lifetime activities offer choices in Phys Ed classes. You won’t see a gym class offered in schools in upstate Victor, New York. Instead, the students participate in activities...

No Homework Policies

Some schools are encouraging no homework policies, either restricting the assignment of homework, declaring homework-free days, or completely doing away with home assignments. In New Jersey, the “no homework” movement is becoming popular with parents in...