Why are American schools slowing down so many bright children?

The Washington Post – Jay Mathews “Vicki Schulkin, a Northern Virginia parent, knew her son Matt was bright but did not think this was a problem until some of his teachers began to bristle at the erratic working habits that sometimes accompany intellectual...

A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

NPR Ed – Eric Westervelt “Arizona has the nation’s 7th highest obesity rate for children between 10 and 17 years of age. Przeor wants to help change that by promoting the link between exercise and learning. The marathoner and triathlete works to...

Educators, advocates see increased importance in US STEM education

Fox News – Brian Mastroianni “When it comes to education reform in the United States, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is the term that is usually at the tip of the tongue of every policy maker, teacher, or school advocate. For its...

Engaging Parents in Kids’ STEM Education

The U.S. News and World Report – Kimberly Leonard “Though much of teaching around STEM occurs in the classroom, that isn’t where students spend most of their time. It is the time they spend outside of school that can be most valuable in helping them...

Early literacy ‘key’ to closing education gap

BBC – Staff Writer “Improving the language skills of young children from deprived backgrounds could be the key to closing Scotland’s attainment gap, according to a report. The research by the Read On, Get On campaign suggested one in five children...