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Competition Empowering Students to Lead and Serve
The Lead2Feed Challenge, a component of the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program, encourages teams of middle school and high school students to hone their leadership skills by completing a service-learning project. Working with a nonprofit organization, each team must set a goal to solve a local, state, or national social or cultural problem.
Passages for Supporting Students’ Comprehension of Science Content
For more than 15 years, OLogy has been recognized as a premier site for science learning by supporting children’s questions about the natural world. Now teachers can use OLogy to support reading comprehension in their classroom.
Prize Celebrating Girls’ Mathematical Creativity and Insight
The Advantage Testing Foundation (ATF) Math Prize for Girls is the largest math prize for young women in the world. Each fall, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, nearly 300 young female mathematicians compete in a challenging test of mathematical creativity and insight.