USD 501 bilingual students head to middle school

The Topeka Capital-Journal – Celia Llopis-Jepsen “Whitson Elementary student Trip Carter already is thinking about the typical things that go along with finishing fifth grade and graduating to middle school. He is looking forward to having a locker, and...

How to train your child’s brain

Chilliwack Progress – Marie Amos “The Search Institute is a non-profit organization committed to researching what adults can do to help kids and young adults thrive. One area of interest is how adults can support brain development in the children they...

Brain Remembers Language Better If You Sing It

VOA – Anna Matteo “Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied the relationship between music and remembering a foreign language. They found that remembering words in a song was the best way to remember even one of the most difficult...

Language matters

Deccan Herald – Neha Harve “It is becoming more important to know a second (or even a third and fourth) language to strengthen the connect with people all over the world…Learning a particular language can help facilitate deeper interaction with that...

Summer Learning Made Fun

Gnomes National News Service – Vickie Rocco “Summer is a time to have fun and enjoy the outdoors. While this change of pace should give families the opportunity to rest and relax, parents often worry that their young children will forget what they’ve...

Why we need to separate kids from tech — now

San Jose Mercury News – Martha Ross “It doesn’t seem that long ago that many parents felt guilty for using even the highly acclaimed “Sesame Street” to baby-sit their kids while they cooked dinner. But a not-so-funny thing happened on our...