Education

Children who identify with math get higher scores

Children who identify with math get higher scores

STEAM Register Staff A child’s math “self-concept” can be used to predict how high they will score on a standardized test of math achievement, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington. This study is the first to demonstrate a link between students’ subconscious math self-concepts and their actual math achievement […]

Is it cyberbullying? Parents’ views differ on how schools should respond

Is it cyberbullying? Parents’ views differ on how schools should respond

Beata Mostafavi, University of Michigan Health System 1 in 5 parents say students who post online rumors about sex should be referred to police; far fewer feel the same for rumor of cheating on test The digital age has given teens new platforms for cruelty: A social media prank intended to embarrass a classmate. Spreading […]

Kids Learn Coding

Kids Learn Coding

Marquette, MI – We are failing our children. Right now, each and every day, we are failing the next generation in this country as we continue to send them off to a school system that – for the most part – continues to ignore an alarming knowledge gap. But we can do something about that, […]

Teachers: Our Allies in Parenting

Teachers: Our Allies in Parenting

Words to think on as we start a new school year… This week in Marquette, we parents will have meetings with teachers, open houses, interactions with the school system in anticipation of the school year’s start next week. Wherever our opinions may fall on the matters of the ongoing teacher-school board negotiations and related issues and […]

Writing Summer Camp For Kids

Writing Summer Camp For Kids

Wolverine, Michigan – The air, heavy and yellow with pollen, brushes across my skin like a ghostly caress. Green leaves shush and flutter—a sound I’m still appreciating after almost seven months of winter. The little creek that flows into the pond, beneath the lodge, and into the forest across Mackinaw Trail Road, chuckles and burbles […]

The Reason Teachers Are Important To Your Kids

The Reason Teachers Are Important To Your Kids

The importance of your children’s teachers explained in one heartfelt moment… Marquette, MI – A father shares a heartfelt moment with his daughter that sums up one big reason why teachers are important to your kids! Yesterday was the last day of school in Marquette, Michigan. The night before last, just after bedtime, my daughter […]

Kids Learn About Environment At NMU

Kids Learn About Environment At NMU

NMU Student Leader Fellowship Program leads kids in hands-on environmental education activities. Marquette, MI – Members of the Student Leader Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University put together some fun hands-on activities for kids of all ages on Monday, February 17, 2014. Throughout the school year the NMU Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) hosts several […]

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