Reaching for the Stars

This post was featured on the Skype Social Good blog. How can I connect concepts my students are learning about to real world experiences? That’s the question that teachers ponder every day. It’s easy to throw a math problem up on the board for children to solve or...

The Stop Hunger Games

Throughout the year, you could always find a student in class with a book from The Hunger Games series in their hands. One of the main themes of the story is a group coming together to defeat evil and restore good in the world. Because of this, we wanted to try to...

To the Beat of the Drum

Today we were lucky enough to have the Bamidele Dancers and Drummers come visit us. They are a group composed of musicians and dancers from Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States that travel around to share the music of the African culture. From the beginning...