Blog Entries Tagged: Education
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 Ocean Safety Awareness Classes are scheduled upon request by the City of Delray Beach. Classes are at your location, or the Ocean Rescue Headquarters located at Anchor Park, 340 South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach. The class covers ocean safety information about rip currents, man-o-war jellyfish, lightning, severe weather, marine life, and other beach-related topics.

Swimming safely at the beach is imperative. Learn how to reduce the risks so your family can enjoy swimming in open water, such as the ocean and large lakes. Keep these tips in mind:

-        Always swim in a lifeguarded area.

-        Never swim alone, regardless of your age or swimming skills.

-        Keep within your fitness and swimming capabilities.

-        Be aware…

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Are you planning to move to Palm Beach County or the Martin County area? When families move to a new city or state, finding the right school for their children is a top priority but often poses a challenge. The Florida Department of Education created Moving to Florida website as a one-stop hub of information on public education in Florida.

Use the Search by County/District/Superintendents link above to search through Florida's public-school districts. Each geographical county is a school district. If you do not know the name of the county where you are relocating, use the Search by City link instead. On the Search by County/District/Superintendent page, each county name links to that school district's website.

You are encouraged to contact the…

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The month of April has been designated as “Earth Month.” To commemorate Mother Earth, it is a terrific opportunity to share some facts about our beautiful planet.

All the planets, apart from Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses. The name Earth is an English/German name which simply means the “ground.” It comes from the Old English words 'eor(th)e' and 'ertha'. In German it is 'erde'. The name Earth is at least 1000 years old.

Earth weighs about 13,170,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds (or 5,974,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kilograms). Since Earth is too big to be placed on a scale, scientists use mathematics and the laws of gravity to figure out Earth's weight. For your reference I personally reconfirmed this equation, and…

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If you or a family member is interested in pursuing higher education, consider something close. The location of the university is key!  It seems to be a big consideration, so why not choose to be by the beach. Florida Atlantic University located at 777 Glades Road, in Boca Raton was selected as one of the Top 50 Seaside located universities. Education is about learning, higher education, and degrees however the location is also important.

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) came in as #5 for the Best Sea-side Locations for a Higher Education. Beach lovers will be extremely contented as FAU’s main campus is close to the beach in Boca Raton. Florida Atlantic University has five other campuses in South Florida. “Florida Atlantic University belongs to…

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Sandoway Discovery Center is in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach. The original structure is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now preserved as a unique Nature Center now and is home to native plants, live animals, and a world-class shell collection. The Center offers a glimpse into South Florida's fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs.

Sandoway is listed in the master site file Inventory of Historic Structures by the Florida Department of State and is also listed in the City of Delray Beach’s Local Register of Historic Places. The restoration work done by the Friends of Sandoway House in 1997-98 met the standards prescribed for the rehabilitation of a historic structure…

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Build STEM skills in and outside of the classroom. It is imperative to encourage curiosity and confidence, connect in-class experiences to real-world concepts, and prepare today’s students for a promising future.  STEM/STEAM Day falls on November 8, 2021. Palm Beach County children are significantly better off with strong science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics skills. That is why STEM and STEAM education programs are so important. 

There is now a greater need for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to integrate with the arts (STEAM) across the wider curriculum.  STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activities. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and…

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While we, in Palm Beach County, often associate November with fall, Thanksgiving and the approaching holidays, it is also important to know November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Many of us know someone who has this chronic illness.  I have two children with Type 1 Diabetes and this is very near and dear to my heart.  National Diabetes Month is "observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country can bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans.”

Each year the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) dedicates the month’s awareness to a different theme. The theme for National Diabetes Awareness Month is: Managing Diabetes – It’s Not Easy, But It’s…

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Join the Loxahatchee River Center of Jupiter every Saturday at 2:00 P.M. for a free public tour of the aquariums. Not only do you and the kids get to learn all about local Southeast Florida wildlife, but you’ll have the opportunity to see the fish in action during feeding time! River Center staff provide information on each of the exhibits.  Guests have the chance to observe the fish during feeding time.  It is an exciting opportunity!

The mission of the River Center is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship for the Loxahatchee River’s diverse watershed with quality education programs, exhibits and meaningful events. The River Center features live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represent the Loxahatchee River…

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The Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach is going to make sure students are set up for success.  The library is offering free tutoring sessions to kids in grades K-12 for math, science, reading, and more.

The Mandel Public Library Director, Lisa Hathaway said, “The Mandel Public Library’s tutoring and homework help program is always one of our top programs. We are fortunate to have incredible Palm Beach County School District teachers available to provide local students with free assistance on everything from homework and longer-term projects to test preparation and encouragement with their studies.”

The tutors involved with the program are teachers with the Palm Beach County School District.  Every student can get help with their homework,…

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The Palm Beach County public school system was awarded an “A” once again from the Florida Department of Education. The grade comes from considerations including students’ high-test scores on state exams as well as the county’s high rate of graduation 

Palm Beach County students surpassed every other county on their mandatory state exams. Most schools in the area averaged a commencement rate of 90%.  Various charter schools reaching 100% completion rate.  Undoubtably extremely impressive!

State records show that this year, 42 percent of public and charter schools in Florida earned an “A"! The increase is 6% higher than previous years. Of the seven largest school districts in the state, Palm Beach and Miami–Dade counties were the only two given an…

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