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Jasmine Wheeler Visits Jeopardy

On November 15, Jasmine Wheeler ’20 competed on Teen Jeopardy! A watch party for the freshman class was hosted in the Green Key, featuring a Chipotle bar, and of course, Jeopardy. 308 more words


Norfolk State Participates in Honda All-Star Challenge

Last fall, 76 HBCUs began the Road to the Championship . . . getting geared up for the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), a national academic championship. 236 more words

Moving From Curriculum to Enrichment in the Math Classroom

Where and why exactly are we failing in math education these days? Why has the USA been failing in the world math competitions for so many years?   754 more words

Teaching And Learning

Should We Cool It With Homework?

I often seek out, proactively, feedback from parents on how our school is doing and how their child’s experience is going. Cafes, hallways, phone calls, focus groups, Starbucks, chit-chat along the soccer sidelines—wherever.   910 more words

Engaging Students

Whole Child Pathway to Highly Capable Students

As an educator who is striving to mobilize faculty and staff to fully address the complex needs of a wide range of learners, one area that emerges as both frustrating and very promising is how we address the needs of the highly capable students. 944 more words

Teaching And Learning

Seven Steps To Strengthen Work Ethic in Students

For quite some time in the educational world, teachers and school leaders have witnessed a gradual diminution of the work ethic among students. This is not surprising to any parents who take a moment to step back and survey what is happening—with their own children and their children’s peers. 610 more words

Teaching And Learning