education

Should we keep or dump Common Core
Right now, the State of Louisiana is in a program called Common Core and , as I understand it, teachers are not fond of it.
The teachers argue that Common Core will turn students into a generation of test takers with no practical experience and that could very well be the case. the only arguement, as…
Calcasieu Schools Get High Performance Reward
Let's face it. Local educators do take an awful lot of heat. Between reports that indicate that education in this area is substandard and a general dissatisfaction with the schools in general, there is very little good news coming from that arena.
It's very nice to be able to pass along a story of su…
Heather’s Website of the Day – NASA Spinoffs
There are all kinds of things that we use everyday thanks to NASA.  Many technologies or products that started out in NASA missions later become products we use every day.  The latest issue of NASA's online publication Spinoff profiles 44 journeys of the space agency's most innov…
Heather’s Website of the Day – Kids Books
What is the best children's book of all time?  Scholastic's Parent & Child Magazine has compiled a list of the 100 best children's books.  "Charlotte's Web" tops their list.  What is on the top of your list?  Did your favorite make th…

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