Readin’, writin’ and . . . RECESS

The Pueblo Chieftain – Amy Matthew “It’s child’s play — and it’s important. Recess isn’t merely an escape from the classroom. It’s a physical and mental reset button for the youngest learners. (And as any parent or teacher can attest, it can provide mental...

Science resource targets K-5 STEM gap, NGSS

E-School News – Laura Devaney ” new science resource launching this month is intended to engage K-5 students in problem-based science learning. The curriculum also integrates literacy with science and engineering teaching practices. Inspire Science, from...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops primary school book list

BBC – Sean Coughlan “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is at the top of a teachers’ list of books “all children should read before leaving primary school”. The list of must-read novels has been selected by 500 teachers for the National...

All Americans should adopt a second country

The Baltimore Sun – Andrés Martinez “Ten minutes into the soccer game, Sebastian’s cries of “here,” “behind you,” and “cross it” became cries of “aquí,” “atrás,” and “al centro.”...