Apr 3, 2013:
Sit Stay Read is a program that encourages children to read aloud by bringing the most non-judgemental audience possible to the class room: a cuddly dog. Check out this video of the program - and the dogs - in action!
Feb 21, 2012:
Can Jose Graziano da Silva, a Brazilian agronomist and writer who is the new head of the UN's food agency, secure greater commitment from governments to feed one billion hungry people around the world?
Nov 22, 2011:
Two cousins recall their fearsome Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine, the only woman who had more power than their grandmother. Set in the small Florida town of the cousins' memories, this animation resounds with the joy of sharing stories with family.
Nov 13, 2011:
Did you know Bhutan is the only country on the planet to measure Gross National Happiness? Join Ben as he & a team of filmmakers undertake a 50-day journey documenting the story of four endurance athletes as they make an unprecedented border-to-border crossing of Bhutan by foot and by bike.
Oct 24, 2011:
If there's one thing we as a society can agree on it's that grammar in this country has gone down, down downhill. Between texting on phone and chatting on computers there's just no call for proper grammar anymore! Watch this hilarious video to get a rundown of what we're doing wrong!
Oct 21, 2011:
This month Sesame Street introduced their newest Muppet this month, 7 year-old Lily. Her Magenta skin and red dreadlocks are typical Muppet but she's a character struggling with food insecurity. In short, she and her family are hungry.
Oct 13, 2011:
Shorewood and Shorecrest High Schools are rivals in the same district so when Shorecrest challenged Shorewood to a Lip Dub competition they had no idea what they were getting themselves into.
Sep 14, 2011:
Dr. Jeff Goldstein, Director of the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, gave the keynote address at the National Science Teachers Association Conference in March 2011. Little did he know that his speech would be turned into the incredible song and tribute we see here.
Sep 6, 2011:
Time travel is no longer the property of brilliant astrophysicists or sci-fi TV shows (hands up if you LOVED Quantum Leap!) but now KIDS are getting in on the act. Watch here as a group of middle-school tweens explains the ins and outs of Stephen Hawking's theory of time travel decoded for the rest of us!
Jul 6, 2011:
A pilot program in Queensland teaches schoolchildren how to cook healthy versions of their favorite foods. Designed to find new ways to reduce the risks childhood obesity and diabetes, the program's seen additional benefits -- like a 70% increase in kids eating their vegetables!
Jun 22, 2011:
For a true bibliophile there are few things better than beautifully designed bookshelves filled with books. Here, I've collected a few of my favorite images of gorgeous bookcases in stunning locations. Enjoy!
Jun 20, 2011:
An animated examination of the current education model and possible ways to fix it. Can changing the method of teaching from standardization to divergent thinking be the game changer that improves our schools, or does the solution lie elsewhere?