Getting a Jump Start on Ninth Grade

Some middle school students are getting a jump start on ninth grade, much like high school students take college classes and dual enroll at local universities. At Teasley Middle School in Canton, Shari Tolan leads a high school level physical science class. Students...

The Egg Drop Challenge

The egg drop challenge was just one experiment that young students attempted during the annual summer camp at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Taunton, Massachusetts. Other projects included making toothpick structures which were weight tested, and computer coding. For...

Summer Campers Learning Robotics and Design

At North Arkansas College, summer campers learning robotics and design and build have become part of a team.  They learned to build, code, test, and improve the robots they received on the first day. They spend the first day assembling the robot.  Then, they learned...

Exploring Rockets and Poetry at Summer School

An enjoyable time of exploring rockets and poetry at summer school is a very different approach from previous years. The D.C. Everest summer program in Wisconsin goes beyond math and literacy with activities that include designing and engineering structures, cooking...

Summer Camp for Creative Writing

A summer camp for creative writing is keeping young students interested in finding their individual voices as writers. At North Providence High School, 20 students ranging from kindergarten to tenth grade participated in the Rhode Island Writing Project’s summer...