New STEM Classes for the New School Year

When students went back to school in Salem, New Hampshire last month, they didn’t realize that there would be new STEM classes for the new school year. “None of us have done this before,” said Automation and Robotics teacher Paul Gelinas. “I...

Classroom Boredom

High school drop-out rates are high in the United States and likely due to classroom boredom. Close to 80 percent of students say that they are bored in class due to the feeling that the material taught is neither reliant or taught in an engaging way. Boredom Epidemic...

At Home in the Classroom

Sometimes, teachers seem so much at home in the classroom that students assume they live there. Sonja Tiedman told students about her rough drive to work one winter morning. One student asked, ‘Where do you work?’ “If students see me like that, I...

Incorporate Technology into the Classroom

Schools are starting to incorporate technology into the classroom now that it’s becoming a part of everyday life. Geoffrey Palmer, Superintendent at West Geauga said the district’s introduction of technology into the learning environment as a means of training...

Speeding Up the Internet in the Classroom

There is a new hurdle that needs to be addressed now that technology is taking such a big roll in the classroom: Speeding up the Internet in the classroom. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. Students...