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,...

Innovation on Display at the Lego League Competition

Middle school students were treated to innovation on display at the Lego League competition which celebrated technology, science, and innovative thinking.  The popular event required teamwork, and quick problem solving skill among young students. Amid thousands of...