Inside a Montessori school
Long embraced by preschools, Montessori-style education is being implemented in elementary, middle, and even high schools. For example, see how Urban Montessori School in Oakland, CA serves kindergartners through eighth graders.
Inside an environmental science school
At an environmental science school, students learn inside the classroom and outside in nature. See how C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy, a K-11 school in Grand Rapids, MI, incorporates environmental science into kids’ daily lives.
Like a Sponge podcast: Their own devices
Kids and screens are inseparable. What’s it really doing to their brains?
Inside a language immersion school
At language immersion schools, students spend half the day learning in English and half the day learning in their target language. Here's a day in the life at Broadway Elementary School, a K-6 language immersion school in Venice, California.
Inside Design Tech High School, a project-based learning school
Design thinking is a proven method of inquiry and exploration, like the scientific method. At this project-based school, students approach projects through the lens of design thinking.
Cool school models
Schools are breaking the mold to create innovative learning environments where kids thrive. Get inspired by these 7 cool school models, then look for one at a school near you.
5 reasons your teen should go to college
What to say when your child asks, "Why should I go to college?"
Like a Sponge podcast: This is Only a Test
Listen in as Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents about the science of learning, gets deep into the hotly debated subject of standardized testing.
Spotlight Schools for Hispanic Students
GreatSchools analyzed the data to reveal California schools that are serving Hispanic students better than other schools. Here's the list.