Making the Grade 2010

Special Sections

Physical fitness inside school walls and beyond

Feed the body, feed the mind: That's the idea behind an emphasis on physical education at many local schools. Read...

 

Making it through the middle-school muddle

Three straight years of pimples, family squabbles and unexpected mood changes. Aahh…the ever-changing life of a middle school student. Read...

 

High school arts education

Whether it's a pep rally a school play, high school arts education programs receive have long-term benefits that go beyond the school walls. Read...

 

Fantastic field trips

Who says learning has to stop at the classroom? With these field trips, kids learn real-world lessons that complement their in-school education. Read...

 

Learning to love learning starts in preschool

Preschoolers are eager to begin their scholastic career, but a few years later, these same children are moaning about school. What happens, and how can we ensure that our youngest students catch that enthusiasm for life time learning? Read...

 

Getting the most teaching out of technology

Technology his helping today's youngsters learn about themselves and the world around them. Read...

 

Meeting bullying behavior head-on

Chicago educators take bullying behavior seriously, by adopting zero-tolerance policies and putting proactive measures in place teach kids empathy at an early age. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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