Archive for October 28th, 2015

Feds seek civil-rights data from schools

White House and Education Department initiatives are gathering more data from schools for civil-rights violations against minority and special education students.  Zero tolerance policies are questioned.  What data does your school have?  Does it support this evidence? From the October 4, 2015 Star Telegram in Fort Worth Feds Seek Civil Rights Data From Schools  

Candy Corn Science and STEM Activities

Candy Corn Science and STEM Activities It’s the end of October and Trick-or-Treaters will soon be knocking on doors! If you find yourself with leftover candy corn, check out this website for science and STEM activities using it! http://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/fall-dissolving-candy-corn-stem-activities-kitchen-science/  

Genius Hour: Consider the Possibilities

Librarians are well versed in helping kids “learn how to learn”. We work daily to build students’ independence by teaching them how to locate reliable, credible resources to match their information or entertainment needs. The Genius Hour movement extends this information search into the classroom. In a nutshell, a Genius Hour program gives students an allocated […]