Sustainability in Schools Get Cleaner Air For Free

There can be many advantages to reducing outside air. And with the right air cleaners, the investment will pay for itself in energy savings. More >>

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Vaping Epidemic Middle School and High School Students Show Extreme Increase in E-Cigarette Use

In the early 1800s, cigarettes became popular in the United States. It was not until the 1950s and 1960s that medical reports confirmed the dangers of smoking cigarettes. It took almost 200 years to detect the extreme health risks of tobacco smoking... More >>

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For a family to become a “sports family” and for a child to become a “student-athlete,” then two things need to take place. The family unit needs to be physically active and the child/children need to have regular — ideally daily — Physical Educatio... More >>

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Nutrition and Its Role in Promoting Mental Health

“Hangry” is a term that has become increasingly popular. There are books focused on the topic of hangry, t-shirts, posters and even “hangry” kits or care-packages that you can buy for your friends and family. As funny as the term sounds, hangry is a... More >>

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A is for Apple Healthy Habits for Educators

We just finished talking about nutrition and the students’ brain. But how does nutrition affect you as a teacher? When you’re an educator, you’re constantly on the move during the school day. might grab a candy bar from the vending mac... More >>

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Turn Textbooks into Playbooks with a Field Trip to the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

Immersive Exhibits and Activities Score a touchdown with your students by taking them on a trip to The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame this school year! Our 45-yard indoor playing field and over 50 state-of-the-art interactive exhib... More >>

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Field Trips

Field trips are a wonderful opportunity for experience and exposure that simply can’t be gained within a classroom. Whether to a park, a zoo, a museum or another destination, field trips are an exciting chance to get the kids out of their usual elem... More >>

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The Cook Museum of Natural Science Education Department

Are you looking for the perfect place to take your students this fall? The Cook Museum of Natural Science has developed an education department to teach children and adults alike about the natural world around us. Our mission is to have people reali... More >>

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Learn Aboard a Piece of History Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

There is no better place to experience STEM than inside the hull of an engineering marvel, all 888 feet and 30,000 tons of it. Commissioned during WWII in 1943, the USS Yorktown sits in Charleston Harbor and is a part of Patriots Point Naval & Marit... More >>

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum

At the end of her workday on Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, a seamstress at a downtown department store, boarded a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus for her ride home. More >>

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How Safety at School is Being Put into Practice

Last year was the deadliest on record for school shootings — at least 83 died or were injured in active-shooter incidents, according to USA Today. Since Columbine, at least 228,000 students have been exposed to gun violence at school. State lawmaker... More >>

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Run. Hide. Fight

Run. Hide. Fight is a popular active shooter preparedness system many schools throughout the United States use to train their students and staff in an active shooter situation. Run. Hide. Fight, in a slightly modified form, is a highly effectiv... More >>

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Safety, Security and Technology for Parents in School Transportation

Years ago, my coworker had a child in middle school who rode the bus to and from school. In an era before cell phones were commonplace — especially for kids — she would anticipate the daily landline call from her son reporting that he had arrived ho... More >>

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Enhancing STEM Education Through School Design

Schools rooted in STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) instruction are sprouting up across the Southeast. To provide students with the comprehensive education needed to excel in these growing disciplines, these schools not o... More >>

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Fire Safety In Schools: What Your Facilities Need To Have In Place

Today educational facilities are re-vamped with wonderful aesthetics and state-of-the-art technology, but oftentimes the basic facility needs can be initially overlooked. The need to equip your facility with safety protection systems is key to creat... More >>

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