26
Nov

SFL In the News: Play Ball, Learn STEM

From the Santa Maria Times: Every day before lunch, students at Alvin Elementary School wait to get the most anticipated news of the day: whether soccer will be on the menu. “It’s so fun and adventurous,” said fourth-grader Anzoni Mendoza, 9. Little do many of the students know, however, the sport is not just an exciting part of recess, but

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25
Nov

SFL In the News: Students Get a Kick Out of STEM

REGION — Several times a week, coaches hit the field at three North County elementary schools to provide lunch and after-school programs. The catch, or the kick, is the coaches use soccer as a tool to reinforce STEM (Science, Techonology, Engineering and Math) on the field. The soccer-based education program is the brainchild of Nick Telford, an Irishman who grew

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23
Nov

EDUCATION: Program mixes soccer, science lessons

A program mixing soccer skill drills and science and math lessons used by several Riverside County school districts has helped to reduce lunchtime conflicts, Inland officials say

23
Nov

Play ball, learn STEM

Every day before lunch, students at Alvin Elementary School wait to get the most anticipated news of the day: whether soccer will be on the menu.

23
Nov

Soccer games teach science and math, good behavior to boot

At the sound of a whistle, four teams of kids raced across a grassy field at Frank West…