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The Importance of Recess

Tag.  Kickball. Four Square.  Wall Ball. Double Dutch. Basketball. King of the Hill. Soccer. Sidewalk Chalk … When you think of elementary school kids, you most likely think of them running around outside and playing. Young children have an abundance of energy and...

Benefits of a STEM Education

Education fads usually change as often as our Midwest weather, but STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has stuck and appears to be here for the long term.  Why does it have legs, and why do we need STEM? Increasingly, technology is becoming a basic skill...

Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Teens need more sleep than any other age group besides newborns, yet they are also the group that is arguably the most sleep deprived. When teens lose sleep, they are at risk of serious, troublesome side effects. Mental Health Issues A study of suburban high school...

Welcome

Welcome to Glenn ‘Max’ McGee’s first post! Come back soon to read his monthly insights and experiences in education.