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Elementary Science is Crucial

12/13/2016
The future looks bright to Kevin Anderson when elementary school students can insightfully answer his questions about their scientific investigations....

White House Tree Features Wisconsin Kids’ Ornaments

12/13/2016
Students from the Wisconsin School for the Deaf designed ornaments featured in this year’s “America Celebrates” display surrounding the National Chris...

Data Reporting Earns Mention

12/13/2016
The Data Quality Campaign gave Wisconsin a “Bright Spot” mention for its WISEdash Public Portal. In its State Report Card Bright Spots feature, the...

Learning with NASA Scientists at Wisconsin Sites

12/13/2016
Students at 10 Wisconsin after-school programs will practice real-world scientific inquiry and engineering design this year with the guidance of scien...

Adolescent Health Symposium in February

12/13/2016
The annual Adolescent Health Symposium, primarily designed for educators and youth workers, takes place in downtown Madison, February 9-10, 2017. P...

Innovation, Design, Engineering in Sheboygan Falls

11/30/2016
Subscriber Submission! Thinking like engineers means taking a project from concept to reality, with planning, creativity, collaboration, and problem-...

Educational Apps – New eCourse

11/30/2016
A new eCourse from the Department of Public Instruction helps participants gain a richer understanding of how and why apps can be used with young chil...

American Indian Curriculum and Field Trip in Milwaukee

11/30/2016
Taking an approach that could boost student engagement in many other communities, Milwaukee Public Schools used a festive local event as a springboard...

Youth- and Community-Led Evaluation: Dec. 7 Webinar

11/30/2016
Tapping the insights of youth to help evaluate and plan educational programming – that’s the idea behind an upcoming webinar and other ongoing efforts...

Student Activities National Conference Dec. 2-4 in Madison

11/30/2016
An event that’s like a 7-person TED Talk, plus 16 national speakers and an evening barn concert are among the highlights of a national education confe...