When businesses host teacher externships over the summer, there is an exponential impact on student learning in the school year. Businesses can augment teacher content area knowledge – particularly in the STEM arena – and help them develop the applied learning lessons so critical for student engagement and deeper learning. Click here for slides from […]
There is no other time of the year when education inequities are greater in the U.S. than in the summer months. Learn about a model program by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to not only avoid the “summer slide” but turn that valuable time into a Brain Gain opportunity through this free on-demand […]
This comprehensive website from the FL Department of Education has resources and updates for families as well as schools.
Read this article from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth concerning a study that calculates the benefits of raising the educational achievement of children over the next 35 and 60 years.
A walk back through Florida’s journey to new and more rigorous education standards, beginning with their genesis in the 1983 “A Nation at Risk” report from President Reagan’s era.
Watch Wakulla County teacher Megan Crombie as she engages students in the first Geometry standard in the new Florida Standards.
The good news: Florida is one of 25 states where computer science can count towards high school graduation math or science requirements. Computer science is a high-demand, high-wage field where jobs are growing at 2x the national average. The challenge: Less than 2.4% of college students graduate with a degree in computer science and K-12 […]
From VPK to GED students – robust on-demand resources for teachers, parents and students are available through the easy-to-use Florida PBS Learning Media Library. Check it out and share it with others! National partners like the Smithsonian, Library of Congress and the Khan Academy as well as PBS programs like NOVA and Nature are all […]
Building our state’s next generation of innovators requires great science teachers who can inspire and motivate students through project-based learning. Check out this resource for free and engaging lessons powered by IBM. What Is Project-Based Learning? Project-based learning is an instructional strategy in which students explore real-world problems and challenges hands-on. Research has shown that […]
You can easily review each math and English/language arts standard by grade level in this new website from the Florida Department of Education.