Here is a look at some interesting educational articles in this week’s news. From health in schools to technology and careers of the future, these articles highlight some of the most interesting articles this week.
Chefs Move to Schools: A nutritious program kids can sink their teeth into – White House assistant chef Sam Kass, José Andrés of Jaleo, Todd Gray of Equinox, Spike Mendelsohn of Good Stuff Eatery and Robert Wiedmaier of Brasserie Beck decided to adopt Kass school in hopes of pursuing Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, which aims to end childhood obesity. By teaching cooking classes to students and parents and helping build school gardens they hope to create healthful, affordable food for public school cafeterias.
Ten Technology Tools My Children Will Find Obsolete – John Spencer discusses how some of the technology we use today will be nonexistent or almost useless in the future. He presents readers with a slideshow presentation of tools that his children are already questioning the use of. The future probably has some great advances in store for the next generation, so these tools will constantly be changing.
Grant High program uses sports references to teach basics – This is a story about a school that uses sports references and topics and incorporates them into daily lessons. By using smaller classes focused on a theme of interest to the students, they have found success with the program. They also teach students that even if they are not a professional athlete, they can still be involved in the sporting world through the various careers.
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