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.
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.
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…