Education

Demonstration and Inspiration

Hands-On Learning Through STEM Lesson Plans and Tools

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is an integrative, interdisciplinary “hands-on” approach to teaching. Its objective is to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as a cohesive, coherent learning dynamic...
From cadet to hippie

NYMA

Charter Schools and Dirty Crooks

School Daze

Charter Schools and Dirty Crooks

School Daze

Remember that old limerick that went, “No more pencils! No more books! No more teachers’ dirty looks!”? I sure do – it’s a traditional rhyme I learned when I was in first grade. And in my memories, I can still...
When CDF Freedom Schools Came to Our Town

One Little Girl’s Harambee Summer

This past summer, my daughter registered my seven year old granddaughter for the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program. The six week course was held in the elementary school building of our small town – a town where the population...
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