How to Raise Kids Who Care About STEM

How to Raise Kids Who Care About STEM Where does the light go when the candle is blown out? That’s just one of the questions I ask my second-grade daughter, Elyse, every morning before school. I write a single question on a note card and put the card in her backpack....

Kids are Learning the Art of Table Manners

Kids are learning the art of table manners and etiquette, thanks to an art teacher who believes that table manners are an art that should be practiced daily. At South Grade Elementary in Lake Worth, Florida, Rebecca Hinson is an art teacher who introduces her students...

Book Excerpt from The Drive to Learn

Excerpt from Chapter 6 of  The Drive to Learn, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, by Cornelius N. Grove Two Broad Types of Societies [Excerpt: pages 48-49] Every society has unique qualities. Nonetheless, sociologists have lumped them together into a variety of broad...

Engaging Parents in Student Success

A gifted teacher has discovered that the secret to engaging parents in student success is to make interaction with parents accessible and inviting. Fifth grade math teacher Brandon Eiland at Jenks East Intermediate School starts every period welcoming students to his...

Have a Happy and Safe Fourth of July

Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!  Enjoy this summer holiday with fun, food, and safe fireworks displays. Here is an infographic from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission which can help you enjoy the day while knowing the facts about Fourth of July safety....