More than 180 elementary, middle and high school teachers, and teacher-education students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and other campuses, are expected to gather in Madison on Saturday, Sept. 20, for a day-long workshop on teaching about the upcoming elections.
Teachers seeking to rejuvenate their history curriculum and reinvigorate student learning within a research-based, standards-linked critical-thinking framework will want to register for the seventh annual Wisconsin Treasures workshop, "Thinking Like a Historian," at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Some Madison middle school students will have a pretty impressive subject for their "What I did on my summer vacation" essays — developing their own plan for making over the capital city's most famous street and some of its key neighborhoods.
A report released this month by the National Academy of Sciences concludes that although the United States currently leads the world in most aspects of chemistry research, increasing international competition makes that position far from secure.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Summer Youth Activities Fair will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Villager Mall, 2300 S. Park St.