On The Shoulders of Giants: Tips for Aspiring Female Surgeons
Using history, personal experience, and a bit of tough love, Dr. Lisa Lattanzi inspires and prepares prospective female surgeons for their future careers.
What just happened here?
What just happened here? O’Shaun McGary, 10, reacts as Southview High science teacher Sarah Gladieux uses the heat from her hands to expand air in a balloon that had shrunk when covered with liquid nitrogen during the first STEM — or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics — night at Glendale-Feilbach Elementary School in South Toledo. Co-organizer Shannon Gladieux, who teaches fourth and fifth-grade math and science at the school, said about 150 children participated Wednesday in the several interactive learning stations.
How Open Educational Resources Give Faculty and Students What They Want
Undergraduate costs are on the rise and student loan debt is a huge issue impacting today’s society. How can we, as higher education professionals, help limit the costs for students while als…
Adams County Scholarship Fund Application
The Adams County Scholarship Fund is a multiyear scholarship worth $5050.00 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship award will be divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters This multiyear scholarship application is for students who meet the following criteria - Scheduled to graduate from an Adams 12 Five Star High School in May 2017 - A legal US resident - Pell eligible as determined by financial aid criteria (Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,995.00 or less) - Participating in a rigor based student success program (Required for those awarded and will be detailed in the fall) - Planning to attend a public Colorado institution of higher education as a…
How to Get $100 and Follow the Golden Rule
You may have heard about Grace Community School’s referral program. Refer a student to any one of our nine locations, and you get $100. It’s that easy. You can even do this for multiple families – there is no limit to the number of referrals you can make. Refer two families, that’s $200. Three families, … Continue reading How to Get $100 and Follow the Golden Rule
Tips for Moving Schools
When faced with a move, one of the main concerns for families is selecting a new school. During the school year, children will spend more hours at school than at home each day, making this decision of utmost importance. The right school can ignite a passion for learning, improve self-confidence, and provide positive social interactions. Your school will be the place you spend time as a family and where friendships will develop. Choosing the Right School Begin by creating a list of the things that you value. Consider any special needs, opportunities for athletic and arts development, academic rigor, and then seek to find the best fit for all children in the family. Preliminary research should be completed online to help narrow your choices to your top two or three schools. A few…
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Humboldt Unified School District
Current 7th Graders! Early registration for next year's Washington DC trip is happening right now. Register before May 25th and receive a discount on the trip, and you'll also receive a discount on...
Game On! What Happens When Kindergarteners Play Board Games
The brainchild of founder Eva Moskowitz, Gamesday is new this year and happens at all Success Academy elementary schools every Wednesdays: Blokus in kindergarten, Monopoly in first and second grade, and Settlers of Catan in third and fourth grades.