Jul 08, 2012
Project based learning may use traditional tools including lectures, textbooks and tests but the focus is on relevancy, inquiry and hands on learning organized around a central question.
Jun 27, 2012
A new free tool through Easter Seals Crossroads will help parents know if their child is developing on schedule.
Jun 20, 2012
Student teaching will face changes as assessments on classroom teachers and tests for students increase the stakes.
Jun 13, 2012
Foster Youth face big challenges that spill over into the classroom. American Graduate talks about the challenges and one student shares her story.
Jun 06, 2012
Smart boards are quickly becoming standard in classrooms. This segment looks at the ways in which technology changes education.
May 30, 2012
Strengths based intervention is being used to work with difficult students as well as get more from high performing students.
May 23, 2012
Students are taking more tests and there are questions about whether or not it will lead to better outcomes.
May 16, 2012
Students who get involved and engaged at school are much more likely to graduate. American Graduate examines the story of one senior who graduates this month who says it could easily have gone another direction.
May 09, 2012
Interdisciplinary teaching lets students learn math, science, English and economics during the same lesson. American Graduate explores how itís used in Indianapolis classrooms and what teachers have to say about it.
May 02, 2012
After school activities and summer break aren't just for fun. Real learning is happening American Graduate explores several options in Indianapolis.
Apr 25, 2012
Butler Basketball player Ron Nored graduates in May and heíll stay in the area to coach and influence high school students. He is also an advocate for the American Graduate initiative.
Apr 18, 2012
Indianapolis is home to thousands of Burmese refugees who came to the U.S. to escape religious persecution. American Graduate takes a look at what tools Perry Township schools using to help children who are the first in their families to learn English.