Teaching Pre-K Math Through Art

With the current emphasis on teaching STEM subjects in the early grades, one program has found a way to not neglect other areas by teaching pre-k math through art.  STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.   Teachers are looking at ways to encourage...

Creative Kids Answer the Cardboard Challenge

 An innovative national project to stimulate creative thinking has creative kids answer the cardboard challenge to design whatever they imagine using cardboard boxes.  Its very popular among children in pre-k and Kindergarten, and with older students as well.  As soon...

Funding Full Day Pre-Kindergarten

The costs of funding full day pre-kindergarten raise serious concerns in state legislatures determining budgets.  In New York, the debate is ongoing.  New York state includes New York City, the largest public school system in the United States.   “The current proposal...

What Can Pumpkins Teach Kids About STEM

What can pumpkins teach kids about STEM? STEM schools around the country are finding interesting ways to teach these concepts. Preschool students at SciTech STEM Discover Academy are learning about some amazing things using pumpkins. Julie Bauman asks her students...