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15

Sep

For high school student and his cat, the ’80s ruleDraven Rodriguez wanted a memorable senior portrait, but when the school wouldn’t allow his 1980s-style photo of him and his cat, the principal came up with a winning solution.

For high school student and his cat, the ’80s rule
Draven Rodriguez wanted a memorable senior portrait, but when the school wouldn’t allow his 1980s-style photo of him and his cat, the principal came up with a winning solution.

27

Feb

We love this! Donate to cool projects by teachers and students in high-need schools, and AT&T will match $250,000. Learn more here.

We love this! Donate to cool projects by teachers and students in high-need schools, and AT&T will match $250,000. Learn more here.

23

Oct

With Farm to Preschool program, kids get a head start on healthy eatingThis offshoot of the farm to school movement helps shape good eating habits before kids even reach elementary school.

With Farm to Preschool program, kids get a head start on healthy eating
This offshoot of the farm to school movement helps shape good eating habits before kids even reach elementary school.

10

Oct

Texas professor to teach Dumpster Dwelling 101The bespectacled love child of Henry David Thoreau, Bill Nye and Oscar the Grouch, Professor Dumpster (aka Jeff Wilson) will be teaching lessons in sustainability from his new home: a converted dumpster on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University.

Texas professor to teach Dumpster Dwelling 101
The bespectacled love child of Henry David Thoreau, Bill Nye and Oscar the Grouch, Professor Dumpster (aka Jeff Wilson) will be teaching lessons in sustainability from his new home: a converted dumpster on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University.

07

Oct

Kids’ beef with all-beef burgers prompts school to bring back the processed meatVirginia school district brings back 26-ingredient burger after students complain about the taste and look of all-beef patties.

Kids’ beef with all-beef burgers prompts school to bring back the processed meat
Virginia school district brings back 26-ingredient burger after students complain about the taste and look of all-beef patties.

24

Sep

From classroom air quality to a child’s notebook paper, here are some potential toxins in the classroom and how to avoid them.

From classroom air quality to a child’s notebook paper, here are some potential toxins in the classroom and how to avoid them.

11

Sep

Is the decline in cursive handwriting a bad thing? Yes, but not for the reason you thinkWith the introduction of devices in the classroom, fewer students are learning cursive handwriting. If you’re wondering why that’s a problem, read on.

Is the decline in cursive handwriting a bad thing? Yes, but not for the reason you think
With the introduction of devices in the classroom, fewer students are learning cursive handwriting. If you’re wondering why that’s a problem, read on.

30

Aug

School pays service to monitor students’ social media accountsWill social media monitoring protect kids online or is it just plain spying?

School pays service to monitor students’ social media accounts
Will social media monitoring protect kids online or is it just plain spying?

27

Aug

5 healthy habits for kids heading back to schoolSince summer is winding down, here are several ways to make sure your kids’ return to the school routine includes healthy habits.

5 healthy habits for kids heading back to school
Since summer is winding down, here are several ways to make sure your kids’ return to the school routine includes healthy habits.

11

Aug

Kids who bike, walk to school have better concentrationNew Danish study confirms that walking and biking to school helps kids perform better throughout the day.

Kids who bike, walk to school have better concentration
New Danish study confirms that walking and biking to school helps kids perform better throughout the day.