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Understanding the Needs of Gifted Children: Tips for Raising, Motivating, and Teaching

Understanding the Needs of Gifted Children: Tips for Raising, Motivating, and Teaching

If you have a bright child who seems to be losing interest in school, it may not be because they do not like it, they might just be bored.

Learning Center in Port Washington Expands Curriculum

Learning Center in Port Washington Expands Curriculum

Sylvan Learning Center Port Washington is expanding the traditional Sylvan tutoring programs to include a new enrichment program.

How Can Parents Help Their Child Develop Reading Proficiency?

How Can Parents Help Their Child Develop Reading Proficiency?

Developing strong reading skills early sets an important foundation for school success.

Tutoring Center in Forest Hills Launches New SAT Program

Tutoring Center in Forest Hills Launches New SAT Program

Tutors on Wheels is offering a new SAT prep program as well as a "Jump Start" program for kids this summer.

Math Tutoring and Enrichment Center Opens in Fresh Meadows

Math Tutoring and Enrichment Center Opens in Fresh Meadows

Mathnasium opens new location in Fresh Meadows, Queens.

STEM Enrichment Center Opening in Nanuet
Take a Free Music Lesson During Teach Music America Week

Take a Free Music Lesson During Teach Music America Week

Keep Music Alive, an organization that advocates music education, is celebrating Teach Music America Week by offering one free, 30-minute lesson.

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

Teachers Use New Hudson River Bridge to Spark Interest in STEM

As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED February: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

Upper West Side Literacy Program, Book Nook, Adds More Classes

Upper West Side Literacy Program, Book Nook, Adds More Classes

Book Nook on the Upper West Side started a new program for kindergarteners and first graders called Wise Owls.

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Adds 27 Young Reporters

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Adds 27 Young Reporters

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps announced on November 17,2015, that it has added 27 new student reporters for the 2015-2016 school year.

New-York Historical Society's Winter School Break Programs

New-York Historical Society's Winter School Break Programs

The New-York Historical Society is hosting programming for kids and tweens during winter and mid-winter breaks when school is closed.

St. Patrick's Youth Adds Parent-Child and Separation Classes

St. Patrick's Youth Adds Parent-Child and Separation Classes

St. Patrick's Youth Enrichment Center expanded its programming for young children, and now offers a mommy-and-my style class called Playtime with Mommy for ages 3-5 and a separation class for 2-year-olds.

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers programs for gifted and talented students ages 4-18, is offering two new programs this year: STEM programs in Roslyn Heights and Huntington Station and an Art Program in Huntington Station.

Best-Selling Author Offers Writing Classes in Nyack

Best-Selling Author Offers Writing Classes in Nyack

Award-winning and best-selling author Peter Danish founded Danish Writing Academy in Nyack, where he will teach high school students how to write polished college application essays, teens and young adults about fiction and play writing, and adults about novel writing.

Science and Engineering Program Offered at FasTracKids and JEI

Science and Engineering Program Offered at FasTracKids and JEI

FasTracKids and JEI Learning Center, located in Rego Park, will offer a new science and engineering program in the fall.

Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Math & Art Programs for Kids Abound in NY Area

Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Math & Art Programs for Kids Abound in NY Area

We've rounded up a bunch of STEM (nay, STEAM!) programs for kids in the NYC area, including classes and camps with a science and math bent, fun family outings that immerse kids in STEM concepts, and some expert advice for parents thrown in for good measure.

Animal Education Center Adds After- and Home-School Classes

Animal Education Center Adds After- and Home-School Classes

The Art Farm in the City, an animal-based education center for children in Manhattan, recently began two new programs: a home-school enrichment class and an after-school animal care program.

JEI Learning Center Opens Floral Park Location

JEI Learning Center Opens Floral Park Location

JEI Learning Center, an academic enrichment center for kids, recently opened a Floral Park location in Glen Oaks, Queens. The center offers English, math, reading, writing, and problem solving tutoring to help children in the subject that they are struggling with in school.

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.

Day Care and After-School Center Opens on Lower East Side

Day Care and After-School Center Opens on Lower East Side

Evolution Enrichment Center, a day care and after-school center, recently opened on the Lower East Side. The center aims to offer innovative and exciting enrichment classes to help kids build the foundations needed for future success, including gymnastics, art, martial arts, and theater arts.

Hartsdale Enrichment Center Offers Summer Common Core Program

Hartsdale Enrichment Center Offers Summer Common Core Program

CCB School of Westchester, an academic enrichment center in Hartsdale, plans to offer summer academic prep programs for children in first through eighth grades that are aligned with the Common Core.

Classes and Parties for Little Lego Enthusiasts

Classes and Parties for Little Lego Enthusiasts

Lil' Builders, a Lego building studio for kids in Smithtown, offers Lego birthday parties, Lego after-school classes for kids, and Lego classes for children with special needs.

Book Club for Young Girls Inspires a Love to Read

Book Club for Young Girls Inspires a Love to Read

Sweet Jenny’s Book Club for girls inspires a love of reading in girls ages 7-11. The Upper East Side book club is meant to act as a reading enrichment program that picks up where school leaves off.

Manhattan's SciTech Kids Offers More Engineering Classes

Manhattan's SciTech Kids Offers More Engineering Classes

SciTech Kids, which offers after-school STEM programing for children in Manhattan, has extended its curriculum to offer more engineering-based classes. The classes for ages 3-12 cover themes including air and water, art and design, electronics, robots, and the human body. SciTech Kids also offers science birthday parties.




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