Halloween isn’t only about candy, costumes, and cauldrons. Scare up some learning this spooky season with these Halloween activities! Literacy Fright Night – Host a Halloween-themed literacy night at your school and invite students’ families. Each teacher can showcase students’
Coding Careers in Action: Kids tried professional life, and I felt like a kid again.
We were excited to welcome Somerset Academy Davie students into our offices on Dec. 7 for our first day of Coding Careers in Action. In conjunction with the Hour of Code movement, our teams at Science4Us and VocabularySpellingCity invited local
Educational Tech Career Days: Meet the Students Where They’re At
In my visits to elementary schools, especially the Title I schools with deeply disadvantaged students, I often wonder what more we can do for the students who are not getting the broad exposure and stimulation that will prepare them for success. One
At Broward Ed Talk, Students Take the Lead in Exploring ‘Courageous Conversations’
Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie opened a discussion forum with the promise “to educate all students to succeed in tomorrow’s world.” “This is our moment to move from rhetoric to action,” Runcie said on Saturday, Nov. 5, addressing
How to Give Feedback on Your Children’s Writing (No Judgment!)
Writing, for most of us, is deeply personal, and feels like a reflection of who we are, how we are perceived. So often, providing feedback on your children’s writing assignments feels like a losing battle, doesn’t it? If you’re too
CareerCity 2016: All Together Now!
VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us joined forces today with dozens of local businesses and many Fort Lauderdale public service teams for our educational partner-school Dillard Elementary‘s Career City 2016! Ranger Good Works organized and hosted this fabulous event, which followed the concept of walking
Thanks for Bringing the Force of Words to Our StarWords Sweepstakes!
Hydrospanner, quest, apprentice. Awesome. Hyperspace. Hope. Here at VocabularySpellingCity, we had a StarWords celebration, and you brought it — the force of words, that is. Our members — teachers and their students, parents and their kids — took part in
Inspiring Young Minds in STEM with the “Nerdiest, Techiest Field Trip Ever”
NBC 6 News called it: “the nerdiest, techiest field trip ever.” A fifth grader described it as “The best trip I’ve ever had!” For the last three weeks, VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us had the privilege of hosting more than 300 elementary school students
Career Days, December 2015 at VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us
To celebrate the Hour of Code this December, VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us will host over 300 elementary school students from the Broward County Public Schools with the goal of building interest in careers in coding and more generally to careers in high tech. To achieve
Community Partnership with Broward County Public Schools
VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us, a Science Elementary Program, are proud community partners of Broward County Public Schools as part of our strategy of giving back to our community on an ongoing basis. The 2014-2015 school year has been full of exciting events,