In the pandemic, many Richmond area families have opted for homeschooling | Latest News

BY JESS NOCERA, SEAN MCGOEY AND SABRINA MORENO Richmond Times-Dispatch When Delilah Alexander of Henrico County, and her son, Jennings Caldwell, joined the Richmond Homeschool Collective this past fall, homeschooling was not new to them. While Alexander has always homeschooled her son, 17, she’s met families through the collective who began their homeschooling journey because … Read more

AAUW Notable Women: Kate Geiger | Community News

Kate Geiger, director of the Indiana Free Library, describes herself as “a community builder on a mission to grow libraries and to have an impact through the power of literacy.” With a father who was a Slippery Rock University professor, she developed a love for literature, research and writing, earning an English degree at Indiana … Read more

Salamanca, Gowanda students excel in STEP Activity Day | News

GOWANDA — Students from Gowanda and Salamanca City central school districts spent March 12 participating in the Science and Technology Entry Program’s (STEP) Activity Day held in the science and technology classrooms at Gowanda High School. Four immersive, hands-on sessions on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) were the focus of the day for more … Read more

Union College professor offering free introductory piano lessons | Local News

BARBOURVILLE — An assistant music professor at Union College is now offering free introductory piano lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in the area. Dr. Yukiko Fujimura, a Union College Assistant Professor of Music, began playing the piano at just 3 years old growing up in Kanagawa, Japan, following in the footsteps of … Read more

FFA officers take lessons learned out to the world | News

Founded in 1928 by a group of young farmers whose aim was to prepare future generations to feed the nation’s growing population, FFA has evolved into an organization that prepares youth for success in agriculture and leadership. Minnesota currently has 13,894 FFA members and 218 agricultural education programs across the state. The pride in FFA … Read more

Cherokee language classes available in variety of options | News

Cherokee language learners have a lot of resources at their fingertips. From community classes and speaking groups to computer apps, Cherokee Nation and other organizations are making the language available to tribal members and hobbyists alike. The tribe will soon be starting in-person community language classes within the 14-county reservation. While dates have not yet … Read more

Ivy Tech’s STEM mobile lab lets students learn about technology at a young age | News

ANDERSON — One of the curriculum standards for elementary students in Indiana is computer science. To help them learn not just computer science but other science, technology, engineering and mathematics standards, Anderson Community Schools has adopted Project Lead the Way coursework. According to Andrea Meadows, the elementary eLearning instructional coach with ACS, the district started … Read more

Science Hill senior will use scholarship to pursue computer engineering degree | News

A member of the Science Hill robotics team, senior Carmen Palileo wants to put the programming skills she’s developed in high school to good use. And a scholarship she recently received through the Ned McWherter Scholars Program should help her do just that. Named after the 46th governor of Tennessee, the award offers “academically superior” … Read more

UM Students Win Prestigious Critical Language Scholarships | ABC Fox Missoula

Press release from the University of Montana: MISSOULA – University of Montana student Cana Odegaard said it’s a long shot, but one day she’d love to work for the United Nations or UNICEF helping refugees and children around the world. That shot, it turns out, might not be all that long considering Odegaard, who is … Read more

Students use virtual reality to connect with algebra | Wyoming News

Abby Vander Graaff Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — For a group of Laramie High School students, a trip to the landfill could be the key to passing Algebra 1. As part of a new beta test with the virtual reality company Prisms, students can do this and much more without ever leaving … Read more