The Bee-Bots are Coming!

This year in the Pinellas County School District in Florida, the Bee-Bots are coming! The fundamentals of coding for computers will be introduced to the youngest students this year through small, friendly robots known as “Bee-Bots”. 100 of the robots have...

Kindergarten Playtime May Improve Grades

Promoting kindergarten playtime may improve grades going forward into first grade, a new study has found. Among students in high poverty schools, the “Tools for the Mind” technique seems to be particularly effective, according to the study’s authors....

Early Start for Foreign Language Instruction

An early start for foreign language instruction is being endorsed by more school districts, as well as expanding foreign language programs to include more languages and hire bilingual teachers. In Albemarle County, elementary schools have the support of the school...