Trike Night at Mathmagicland!

by Faith DuBois, RiseVT Staff There was a giddy, excited energy in the air on the eve of Trike Night at Grand Isle School in mid-March as students got ready to enjoy some free-wheeling freedom that wove math activities with movement. From the smiles and the laughter,...

A Little Change Can Make a Big Difference

by Moretti, RiseVT School Wellness Specialist On March 18th third graders from Grand Isle Elementary School brought almost $500 in change to the atrium of UVMMC to be counted by the volunteers at the Big Change Roundup. The school’s participation in the Children’s...

Youth Learning Space at the St. Albans Museum

St. Albans Museum’s Executive Director, Alex Lehning, MA, shares how funds from a 2018 RiseVT mini grant were used to facilitate heritage-specific cultural education through an engaging new exhibit and craft station recently added there: During our 2018 season,...

Tumbling Tots: Active-Play for Motor Skill Development

Written by Sarah Parsons West Swanton – In earlier years, child-care provider Lisa Meunier enjoyed babysitting and volunteer work, which subsequently progressed into a career with the establishment of the Luvalot Family Childcare and Preschool, at her home in...

Students Take Learning to the Woods

by: Joy Choquette A few years ago in the media a buzzed-about phrase was, “nature deficit disorder.” The phrase described the worrisome trend of today’s youth—and many adults—spending more time indoors than out. This is less of a problem for seventh- and eighth-grade...