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OWL Gives a Hoot (about early childhood literacy)
If it takes a village to raise a child, it may take a community to teach a child to read. In South Jamaica, that’s just what they are trying to do. With the help of Literacy, Inc. (LINC), neighborhood schools, businesses and non-profit organizations are raising awareness about the importance of making reading a part of children’s lives, and are sponsoring events to improve literacy. (read the story...)

Update: A New Grant for the Hi-Tech Classroom
In an effort to enhance online links between parents and teachers, the Docutek e-learning collaboration and communications company has launched a new competitive grant program for public school systems. (read the story...)

The Real Experts in Education
Lately, however, schools seem to be experiencing a proliferation of Real Experts - mysterious individuals who come between the teacher and his anomalous art, who bring a new and perhaps troublesome factor to the traditional learning equation. Real Experts are those professionals inside the school who don't meet classes, give tests, or maintain gradebooks. In the school where I labored for most of a lifetime, Real Experts constitute, with the administrative staff, an astonishing one-fifth of the professionals. (read the story...)

Avoiding the Summer Brain Drain: Keeping Your Child’s Mind Sharp Over Summer Break
Ahhh, the carefree days of summer. As temperatures climb, children begin looking ahead to frolicking in the sun and staying up a little later than normal school nights will allow. But without the regularly scheduled instruction that comes with going to school for 10 months a year, many children lose intellectual ground during summer vacation, especially if their break is nothing but sun, sand and fun. (read the story...)

Women as Entrepreneurs“When mom feels good, everyone feels good.”
Sonja Becker introduced the Women’s Entrepreneur School to New York this past September. Before that, Becker trained for many years with a company called Sage Innovations, founded by Martin Sage. She learned business skills, and how to coach people to follow their passion. (read the story...)

Tutoring, A to Z
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), a federal law, requires that school districts spend about 5 percent of the federal aid they receive, or approximately $30 million in New York City, on providing free tutoring to lower economic students who need help. (read the story...)

Is my child lazy...Or is it 'Output Failure'?Noted pediatrician offers a new kind of diagnosis
Your child is lounging the entire length of the sofa, eyes glued to a seemingly mindless TV program. The weekend homework assignment hasn’t even been started, and he had promised to begin cleaning up his room. How lazy can a kid get? Add a new catch-phrase to the 21st-century dictionary — output failure. (read the story...)

Hot To Talk to Children about War and Terrorism:Tips for Parents and Teachers
Once again, parents and teachers are faced with the challenge of discussing the threat of terrorism and the prospect of war with their children. Although these are understandably difficult conversations, they are also extremely important. Keep in mind, there is no "right" or "wrong" way to have these discussions. However, here are some suggestions that might be helpful. (read the story...)

On the Wings of Imagination
On page 11 of “The Bird of Imagining”, there's a marvelously expressive pastel drawing by a kindergarten student, identified only as Klay, from the Children's Workshop School. (read the story...)

Taking the ‘LEAP’
Arts Ed. Program Diversifies Student Learning (read the story...)

Big Hit: Little Maestros
The news on the street — among parents, at least — is that Little Maestros is the hottest new class on the Upper East Side for the 3-and-under crowd. (read the story...)

A Literacy Program Where Everybody Wins
In today’s hectic world, many children are left behind without proper role models, or the educational support they need. But one program, Everybody Wins! is working in schools across the tri-state area to bring together children, teenagers, and working adults for the sake of opening up a good book. (read the story...)

Skill, Discipline, Appreciation — THE ARTSIs Your Child Ready for Lessons?
But how do you know when your child is ready to fully benefit from a structured class or lesson? (read the story...)

The Power of Language — in the First Three YearsAAP supports new early language program
Responding to alarming new research that shows more than one-third of children are developmentally unprepared to enter kindergarten because of limited exposure to language in the home, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently endorsed a new language development program called Bright Beginnings, for children under 3 years old. (read the story...)

Queens Takes the ‘LEAP’
Ila Lane Gross and Alice Krieger are New Yorkers, friends, educators, and fellow artists who recognize a simple fact: Creativity is central to the learning process. They also understand that if artists and art educators don't promote arts-in-education, it's a certainty that no one else ever will. (read the story...)

The moms (and best friends) behind Reading Rainbow
Nicole Silver and Orly Wiseman have their desks positioned within firing range of each other, but as far as anyone who’s passed through that region can tell, it’s a peaceful border. As the producers of the popular PBS children's series Reading Rainbow and numerous other programs for children, the co-presidents of the New York City-based RCN Entertainment (RCNE) have demonstrated that being friends, moms and former co-workers — and now co-presidents and co-executive producers — doesn’t mean firing invectives and paper clips at each other. (read the story...)

Elementary School Tours: How to make the most of them
You’ve cleared your calendar for two hours on Tuesday morning. Several other such appointments have been inked in. It’s school tour season. (read the story...)

“Protecting our kids and giving them a voice” Guidelines for NYC classrooms
Like December 7, June 6 and November 22, September 11 won't be allowed to come and go unnoticed anymore. It won't be indicated with bold numbers on commercial calendars, but its identity as something infamous and life changing is nevertheless assured. It's impossible to tell what history has in store for it, but at the moment, with its first anniversary approaching, the idea of understanding it as both history and a viable threat, without being re-traumatized, is something Americans of all ages — especially children — have to face. (read the story...)

FUTURE FORECASTS for 2000: Part 2
As we approach this more-than-usually momentous New Year, we continue our look ahead, as parenting experts tell us what changes and developments they foresee in their fields in the upcoming 50 years. We can feel the future! HAPPY NEW YEAR! (read the story...)


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