In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
A Maryland middle school is holding a dance and pizza party for students who got straight A’s. Students who got B’s and C’s can come after school, once the pizza is gone, and students with lower grades aren’t invited at all.
Changing grades to promote students. That’s what teachers at one Baltimore middle school are accused of doing.
As schools statewide crack down on security, Baltimore City is dealing with another violent attack after a woman allegedly pulled a knife at a middle school.
A relatively new program at Snow Hill Middle School is keeping students focused and out of the principal’s office. Young Men United, a group started last year at SHMS, was created to target at-risk students who were spending more time in the front office than in the classroom.
Are you smarter than a sixth grader? This weekend a special fundraiser for Sisters Academy of Baltimore will test a panel of local celebrities, including one from WJZ.
As a senior in high school, Dave Grove set what was the Gov. Thomas Johnson High School record in the 800 meters on the track beside Middletown Middle School.
The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
Prince George’s County middle school students will be in class for 40 minutes longer beginning in August.
Montgomery County’s schools superintendent says the site selection process for a new middle school in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area is going to start over.
A new report shows nearly 90 percent of Baltimore elementary and middle schools fell short of academic targets this year.
Making math fun. Thousands of city middle schoolers are racing their minds during the Grand Prix of Summer Learning.