Eight Ways to Put the Fun Back in Fundraising
09/30/2023 ● By Pam Molnar
A few years ago, my son’s middle school principal challenged his students to raise $25,000 to build a school in Ghana through Pencils of Promise.Read More »
Sustainability Resources for Local Educators
09/30/2023 ● By Daniel Hiestand
Wildfires. Droughts. Soaring energy and food costs. Understanding why environmental sustainability matters is vital because real-world, climate crisis-related impacts are here and now.Read More »
Signs Your Child is Feeling Stressed this Back-to-School Season
08/28/2023 ● By Nick Norman
As summer comes to an end for many kids heading back to school, it’s normal for stressors to sink in as students navigate a new grade, changing friend circles, or perhaps a new school altogetherRead More »
Amazing Animal Adaptations!
02/02/2023 ● By Lexie Briggs
Have you ever wondered why animals look the way they do? Why do beavers have such large buck teeth? Why do salmon have pale bellies?Read More »
Electronic Waste Competition is Here!
01/02/2023 ● By Daniel Hiestand
The competition runs from January to Earth Day in April and invites all county elementary, middle, K8, and high schools—staff, students, and parents—to divert toxic electronics from the waste stream.Read More »
Whose Homework is it Anyway?
07/28/2022 ● By Rick Epstein
A new school year is about to begin, and millions of parents are eager to get started on their kids’ homework.Read More »
We’re All Connected
01/31/2022 ● By Museum of Natural and Cultural History
The world is full of amazing animals, from enormous elephants to tiny termites. There are roughly 8.7 million species of animals found on Earth. It’s our planet’s biodiversity and the connections between all living things that make Earth a unique, wonderful place to live!Read More »
A Bit of Magic!
11/30/2021 ● By Robyn Anderson
Do you believe in magic or magical creatures? Before you say, “no,” stop and think. Do you make a wish as you blow out your birthday candles, or pick up a penny for good luck?Read More »
Back-to-School Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos
09/01/2021 ● By Kelli Matthews
Heading back to school may look different this year, but having the right gear and gadgets can make it feel like a fresh start for a new school year.Read More »
Juggling Struggling and Advanced Students in the Classroom
09/01/2021 ● By Morgan Jemmali
This fall, after a 4-term Covid slide, on top of the summer slide, K-12 teachers will experience the largest scale of disparities of skill levels among students, and math teachers will witness more and tougher cases than their colleagues.Read More »