The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University is hosting a camp for students interested in exploring careers in education and improving leadership skills. The camp will be held June 13-16, 2010. The deadline for applications is May 7, 2010 at 5:00 pm. For more details and the application, see the link below.
The writers of this New York Times blog post offer 10 suggestions for marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in the classroom. Ideas include hands-on lessons that bring science and engineering concepts into the discussion as well as activities that consider the role of politics and literature in environmental issues.
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A program called Bridge Da Gap is using hip-hop music to teach students about positive attitude and behavior. The program, which has been piloted at two Atlanta-area schools, includes 19 lessons on topics such as anger management, self-determination and how to avoid peer pressure. “We are trying to give them tools to work with so that despite the obstacles they meet in life, they can reach their goals,” one of the program’s creators said.
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