Do Wealthy Students Perform Better in Science? (Article Review)

By the time they enter kindergarten, white, affluent students already have a much larger general knowledge of science than their minority classmates, the study shows. This gap follows white and black students beyond elementary school to middle school, where more affluent students substantially outperform … Read More

Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?

Legos, the kitchen set, and blocks were part of my fondest kindergarten memories. I remember playing with white, red, and blue Lego blocks during free play. Every day I tried to build my house (my dad was an architect), and just when I got to my … Read More

Summer Vacation vs Year-Round School: Is Play The Answer?

As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs year-round school glosses over the most important questions. Namely, how can we bring play back to our nation’s schools? Darell Hammond, Summer Vacation vs Year-Round School Debate Could adding more play to the … Read More

Inspiring Words… 

Inspiring words from the late B.B. King. The value of education is overlooked in some communities. In fact, education and teachers are valued more highly in other countries than in the United States. Hopefully, King’s inspiring words will remind teachers the importance of their job, … Read More

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