Expanding STEM Initiatives in Elementary School

In Texas, the Little Elm ISD is expanding STEM initiatives in elementary school. Administrators have found that the district’s STEM program in middle and high school is successful and now they want to expand it to the younger grades. According to district...

If I Had A Hammer

Fifth graders are learning to use their math skills with hammers and drills, as part of a national applied mathematics program “If I Had a Hammer” At Lansdowne Elementary School in Lexington, Kentucky, students built a one room frame house inside the gym....

Parents Learn How to Help Kids With Math

They came straight from work, squeezed into the child size desks, and the class began to help parents learn how to help kids with math At Sallie Humble Elemtary, parents were desperate to learn, and willing to do anything to help children with homework.  And so, the...

Math Time is Fun in the Math Circle

Kids retain more information when they are engaged in a subject, and they enjoy problem solving because math time is fun in the math circle.  The new pilot program is encouraging students to solve real world problems and have creative fun applying basic math...

Never Too Young To Learn a New Language

Kids are never too young to learn a new language, and elementary school students are benefiting from instruction that will be available to them in a voluntary before and after school program. Before and after school instruction will be available to elementary school...