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...

Students Present Ideas for Community Development

The project was purely speculative, but having THINC College and Career Academy students present ideas for community development to the LaGrange City Council opened up new ideas for making the area more attractive to young adults for living and working. The academy...

Hands On Science and Math Classes

Teachers are finding that students are more engaged with hands on science and math classes, and are utilizing technology to make that happen. In Bullett County Kentucky, students tat the new Discovery School focus on Language arts and social studies assignments on...

Students Practice Math and Help Community

A hands on cooperative approach to learning lets students practice math and help community organizations at the same time. The smell of pizza wafted through the air at the Hinesburg Police Station, into which staff moved just weeks earlier. It wasn’t pig-out day for...