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....

Teachers Learn Outdoor Lessons

Sometimes a hike is more than an enjoyable day in nature, when teachers learn outdoor lessons through hiking. Teachers at the Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center in Bushkill Township participated in a workshop that was designed to help bring outdoor lessons in...

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....

Flipped Classrooms

Teachers exploring a new way to spend one on one time with students are finding that flipped classrooms are a great way to improve individual attention to students while being able to present their subjects in  more depth. In the Tri-City United school district,...