Education

Homeschooling with STEAM

Homeschooling with STEAM

Doresa homeschools her three children (an 8 year old son in third grade and 6 year old boy/girl twins in first grade) in the Greater Huntsville area. They cover the fundamentals (reading, arithmetic, writing) in the morning, but when afternoon rolls around, things get really interesting. Theirs is a STEAM-based homeschool encompassing science, technology, engineering,(…)

Hampton Cove Preschool

Hampton Cove Preschool

We’ve been featuring local private & independent schools through our School Spotlight series for over a year now, but this is our first Preschool Edition! We hope to expand this series to include more state-licensed preschools in Huntsville and Madison County, and are excited to grow our education coverage to include more options for local students & their parents. Find out more about the new Hampton Cove Preschool via our Q&A with Melissa Chatagnier Isaac, Owner & Principal of the school.

Putting the Art Into STEM

Putting the Art Into STEM

Walk across a large pool of Oobleck. Battle futuristic space aliens using catapults. Make art using a robotic paintball gun. Create your own piezo-based amplified instruments. View physics in action through slow-motion videography. See an in-progress, full-scale reproduction of the Millenium Falcon created using a CNC machine. If any of this sounds as awesome to(…)

Book It to the Library: March Edition

Book It to the Library: March Edition

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration BRANCH: Bailey Cove Library TIME: Saturday, March 1 @ 2:00 pm AGES: All ages welcome INFO: There will be fun Seuss crafts and refreshments in the meeting room in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Tuesday Tales BRANCH: Eleanor Murphy Public Library TIME: Tuesdays @ 10:30 am, no meeting FEB 11 AGES:(…)

Educational Escapes in Huntsville

Educational Escapes in Huntsville

If you’re an educator, Scout leader, or homeschooling family your life just got a little easier, all thanks to a revamped program recently launched by the Huntsville Madison County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. Educational Escapes is a free field trip planning service for student and youth group leaders interested in curriculum-based, fun, and exciting educational(…)

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