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6 Ways to Make History More Fun for Kids

6 Ways to Make History More Fun for Kids

So your child thinks history is boring...no surprise there! But what may surprise you is how easily you can turn history into a fun and exciting subject for kids. Here are six ways to make history come to life, even for reluctant learners.

Village East Gifted Incorporates Nature in Huntington Station Location

Village East Gifted Incorporates Nature in Huntington Station Location

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers gifted and talented programs for gifted students on Long Island, recently redesigned its Huntington Station location to incorporate natural elements in its decor.

Learning Enrichment Center Opens in Orangeburg

Learning Enrichment Center Opens in Orangeburg

The Greer Center for Learning, an academic enrichment center, recently opened its Orangeburg location in Rockland County. The enrichment center offers individualized learning plans for each student.

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Bunny Hill Daycare & Learning Center recently opened in Dyker Heights. The center offers daycare services, as well as an after-school program for kids.

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.

Manhattan Charter School Starts Year with Two New Programs

Manhattan Charter School Starts Year with Two New Programs

Innovate Manhattan Charter School, part of the Kunskapsskolan Swedish network, is offering two new programs: an after-school program and STEAM Saturdays. The school uses self-paced, individualized learning.

How Parents Can Supplement Children's Learning at Home

How Parents Can Supplement Children's Learning at Home

If your child's school falls short in effectively teaching math and science, based on Insideschool's extensive research, there is much you can do to supplement his or her learning at home. Here are some ideas to supplement your child's math and science education.

Resources for Math and Science Learning at Home

Resources for Math and Science Learning at Home

Whether your child's classroom doesn't have evidence of quality math and science learning, or you want to boost your child's education at home, these educational websites will help with math and science learning at home.

Is your child getting a good education in math and science?

Is your child getting a good education in math and science?

How do you know whether your child is receiving quality math and science education in school? Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what to look for when sizing up your child's learning environment.

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.

Village East Gifted Offers Gifted Kindergarten, Opens Roslyn Location

Village East Gifted Offers Gifted Kindergarten, Opens Roslyn Location

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented children on Long Island, recently opened its new Roslyn location, and now offers Gifted Kindergarten at its Huntington Station location.

Auburndale JEI Learning Center Offers Brain Safari

Auburndale JEI Learning Center Offers Brain Safari

JEI Learning Center Auburndale, an academic enrichment center in Queens, now offers Brain Safari for children in first through fifth grades. Brain Safari strengthens logical and analytical reasoning.

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.

Free Summer Tutoring at Everyone Reading in Manhattan

Free Summer Tutoring at Everyone Reading in Manhattan

The free Everyone Reading Summer Tutoring Program is now accepting applications for students in grades 2-12 who want to improve their reading skills through one-to-one tutoring. The program takes place over four weeks in July.

Ask the Expert: Is Homeschooling Right for My Child?

Ask the Expert: Is Homeschooling Right for My Child?

A homeschooling expert weighs in on choosing the right curriculum for your child, homeschooling more than one child in your home, and more about teacher-supported distance learning so you can find out if homeschooling is right for your child.

Village East Gifted Opens Two Long Island Locations

Village East Gifted Opens Two Long Island Locations

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented students, opened two Long Island locations: Westbury and Huntington Station. The gifted and talented enrichment center also offers SAT prep courses and a gifted and talented summer camp.

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.

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in Pomona

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in Pomona

Eye Level Learning Center recently opened in Pomona. The academic enrichment center in Rockland County focuses on building students’ foundation in math and English, which will help with other subjects.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Get the Most Out of Tutoring?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Get the Most Out of Tutoring?

We asked the experts at Tutors on Wheels for advice on how to help kids get the most out of their tutoring sessions, including how to motivate your child to do additional work at home.

Math + Girls + TV = Empowering Entertainment

Math + Girls + TV = Empowering Entertainment

Hayley Faith Negrin, a Fairfield County middle-schooler, voices "Peg + Cat," a new PBS preschool series with a mission to make math fun for everyone.

Huntington Learning Center Opens in Park Slope

Huntington Learning Center Opens in Park Slope

Huntington Learning Center, a supplemental education center that has locations in Manhattan and on Long Island, recently opened its Park Slope location. The center offers tutoring services in core subjects, as well as exam prep.

Ask the Expert: What Is Multisensory Learning?

Ask the Expert: What Is Multisensory Learning?

Learn about the multisensory approach to teaching math and other subjects -- including the Orton Gillingham Method, which is used to teach reading and spelling -- as explained by Dr. Emily Levy, founder and director of EBL Coaching.

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.

Ask The Expert: What Goals Should I Encourage My Child To Make For The New School Year?

Ask The Expert: What Goals Should I Encourage My Child To Make For The New School Year?

Time is slowly but surely moving forward and while the long summer days feel as though they might last forever, the truth is a brand new school year is right around the corner. It's important to prepare kids for the upcoming academic year before the first day of school, and Eileen Huntington, founder of Huntington Learning Center, has some advice for parents about what goals you should encourage your child to make for the new school year and how to facilitate your child achieving those goals as the year progresses.

Kent Prep Course Teaches Time Management Skills

Kent Prep Course Teaches Time Management Skills

With the new common core standards in NYC schools, children are assigned more homework. To keep students on schedule, Kent Prep now offers a time management and homework course for children in New York City. Kent Prep, and academic enrichment school in Bayside, also offers SAT, SSAT, and Gifted & Talented exam prep and summer academic enrichment.




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