States Step Up Efforts to Reduce School Segregation
In response to a state Supreme Court ruling that children in Hartfords urban schools were receiving an inferior and unequal education, Connecticut stepped up efforts to improve the education of urban schools.
This week, Education World takes a look at what Connecticut is doing to combat educational inequality. Included: A brief summary of the Harvard University The Civil Rights Project, which looks at the resegregation in U.S. schools.
December Days: Ten Activities to Celebrate a Month of Special Days!
The holiday season is upon us! Whether you observe Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or all of these, the Web is your source for holiday cheer. How do you make soofganiyot? What is a kinara? Who was St. Nicholas? Find the answers to these seasonal questions and tons of related activities as we celebrate ten holidays in December. Included: Activities for ten special dates in December, a geography teaching master, and more!
Ho! Ho! Ho-liday Art Projects Even Santa Would Love!
From Christmas to Kwanzaa, Hanukkah to New Year's -- welcome the many holiday celebrations of the season into your classroom with these wonderful craft activities! Included: Ideas for multicultural learning, gift-giving, peace celebrations -- and just plain fun!
Multiculturalism: What Do Students Think?
Administrators, teachers, parents, and other public figures have voiced their opinions about multicultural education. But a survey by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has asked students what they think about multiculturalism in their schools.
World's Tallest Woman Tell Kids "It's OK To Be Different!"
A video featuring Sandy Allen, the world's tallest woman, takes "giant" steps in building kids' self-esteem.
Preparing Students for a Diverse and Global Society