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.
Wine & Beer 101-Wake Forest
101 is open from 8-3 today!! come by and let Rufus pour you a mimosa!
For decades they hid Jefferson’s relationship with her. Now Monticello is making room for Sally...
A $35 million restoration will showcase the lives of the Founding Father’s slaves.
Tesla CEO takes advertising advice from Sterling Heights fifth grader
It's not out of the ordinary for a child to write a letter to someone famous, but most letters don't have the same result as one recently written by a Sterling Heights fifth grader.
20 Staggering E-Waste Facts
E-waste doesn't have to mean 'game over'. These 20 facts about e-waste may help to spur action on your part, keeping these materials out of landfills.
What is Blended Learning?
Ysleta ISD has two campuses that are in year-one of implementing blended learning: Pasodale and Ysleta Elementary Schools. Blended learning aims to meet the ...
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…
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?
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It As urban education landscapes grow more complex, families need help making sense of their public school options, both district and charter. To assist with this process, some cities have launched unified enrollment systems, providing a common timeline for procedures, common application materials, centralized mechanisms to match students to schools, and comprehensive information systems that explain the process and list participating schools. Roughly half a dozen cities have unified their enrollment systems and continue to refine them, with others starting to follow their lead This guide helps city education leaders better understand the benefits and costs of a fully unified enrollment system. It…