January 2017 was the third warmest January in 137 years of modern record-keeping. Approximately 40 percent of the lakes in the U.S. are polluted for fishing, aquatic life or swimming, and pollution is one of the biggest global killers, affecting over 100 million people, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet titled “Nonpoint Source Pollution: The Nation’s Largest Water Quality Problem.”
Ohio Virtual Academy, an accredited, full-time online public community school for students in grades K-12 who reside anywhere in Ohio, offers an individually tailored education for all students. As part of the Ohio public school system, OHVA is tuition-free and offers an engaging curriculum provided by K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of K-12 curriculum and online education programs.
Today, homeschooling involves interactive, out-of-the box approaches to education. Homeschooling parents found this to be their favorite part of being directly involved with their children’s education. Here are some ideas that make perfect homeschool lessons, but can be great learning experiences for traditional students, too.
Hernan Rincon, a senior at Montessori High School at University Circle, created a 3D solar system for everyone to enjoy at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Hernan worked at the museum’s Shafran Planetarium, where he developed computer animated 3D models of the solar system, as part of his school’s internship program.
Many area organizations offer educational experiences specifically tailored to homeschoolers and their families. Get outside the "classroom" and gain some hands-on learning at these Greater Cleveland events that are geared toward homeschool students.
Help your kids retain the essential skills they learned in the classroom and plan for a season full of new adventures in reading.
Between the everyday obligations of school, sports and other extra-curricular activities, many children equate playtime with sitting in front of the television, computer or other electronic device.
The theme for this year's National Catholic Schools Week — which takes place Jan. 29-Feb. 4. — is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members.