Curriculum Theater Educators Struggle to Keep Shows Going Amid COVID-19
Convinced that the show must go on, high school theater troupes are turning to livestreamed shows, outdoor performances, and radio plays.
Student Well-Being The Lost Senior Year: Credits, Proms, Sports All in Jeopardy
The coronavirus closures are shaping a disruptive end to a tumultuous academic career for the Class of 2020.
Science Photos Students Become ‘Citizen Scientists’ to Conduct Research on Bugs
Citizen science is a method of involving students and community members in scientific research and exploration.
Student Well-Being How the Humble Lemonade Stand Is Becoming a Pipeline for Young Entrepreneurs
A nonprofit organization, working with clubs and after-school groups, is remaking an old-fashioned childhood pastime to nurture the nation’s next generation of entrepreneurs.
Student Well-Being Students Engage With Scientists at 'Teen Science Cafes'
A growing number of 'teen science cafes' across the country offer a way for students to ask questions of real scientists in an out-of-school setting.
Student Well-Being Video Planting Seeds, Playing Notes: Cleveland's Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club on Broadway Avenue in Cleveland has a farming program that is now in its third year and provides an opportunity for children to grow, distribute, and sell produce to customers. Just under four miles from the Republican National Convention site downtown, the club also recently opened a music studio where children can learn musical instruments. Robert Koonce, chief development officer of the Boys and Girls Club, discusses why having a resource such as this is important for youth in Cleveland. Read more here: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2016/07/cleveland_boys_girls_club_farming_music_education.html Education Week Video
Student Well-Being Researchers Play Catch-Up in Gauging Beyond-School Effects
What's measured about science learning in the classroom differs from what's measured outside the classroom.
Student Well-Being National Science Foundation Deemed Leader in Informal Learning
The federal agency provides some $65 million annually to support after-school programs, traveling exhibits, film production and community projects, and cyber-enabled learning.
Student Well-Being Environmental Issues Inspire Children to Dig Into Science
Informal science programs that focus on the environment hook young people because they are about issues that really matter to their lives.