Friday, April 18, 2008

Good Day Sunshine: Students Rise to Solar-Car Challenge

Published on on April 18, 2008.

In the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, one high school's new project-learning program is piquing students' interest in higher education and building their critical-thinking skills.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Crowning the Best Barista

Aired on KQED's The California Report Friday, April 4, 2008

It's said that across the world, coffee is the second-most consumed beverage after water. For baristas -- experts in making espresso drinks -- coffee is second to none. Thirty-five of the best baristas from California and Hawaii faced off in Berkeley last weekend at the Western Regional Barista Competition.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Treasured Island: Giving Students Real Skills and Real Responsibilities

Published on April 1, 2008 in Edutopia Magazine, with audio slide show published on

Located on an island twelve miles off the coast of Maine, North Haven Community School is the smallest K-12 school in the state. But this scrappy school has, often out of necessity, developed innovations that can inspire schools of any size, anywhere.