Tag: Summer

Summer Rise program lifting students out of summer slump

July 22, 2021 – For over 6,400 Duval County Public Schools students, summer was spent immersed in fun and enriching standards-based learning and activities. This is the Summer Rise Program —where time off from the normal school year doesn’t mean time off from learning, or fun. The Team Duval Newsroom visited Summer Rise sites at […]

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Social studies educators connecting local history to the classroom

July 12, 2021 – Seeing Gullah-Geechee culture up close and personal was invaluable to Eric Van Gundy. The 12-year educator said his professional development excursion to the Kingsley Plantation and other local historical sites in Jacksonville this summer will enhance how he teaches history to his juniors at First Coast High School.  “Visiting a historical […]

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