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Star America Preschool Introduces New Enrichment Classes

Star America Preschool Introduces New Enrichment Classes

Star America Preschool, a Midtown West preschool for ages 3 months to 6 years, recently introduced a new enrichment program. Students participate in Spanish, music, and yoga and dance programs throughout the week.

Variety Child Learning Center Opens Second Location

Variety Child Learning Center Opens Second Location

Variety Child Learning Center, a Long Island school for children with special needs, recently opened a second location. The new location, in Levittown, offers a school program as well as an integrated preschool class.

Little Apple Preschool to Expand Facility for 2015 Semester

Little Apple Preschool to Expand Facility for 2015 Semester

Little Apple Preschool, a preschool in Bayside that caters to kids younger than 3½, plans to expand its facility for the 2015 semester. The addition will allow for Universal Pre-K classes for ages 4-5, and includes a new gym.

Ask the Expert: How to Help Your Child Keep Up With School When Home Sick

Ask the Expert: How to Help Your Child Keep Up With School When Home Sick

When your child stays home from school due to illness, they will miss learning, but they don't need to fall behind other students. Ann Dolin, M.Ed., founder and president of Educational Connections Inc., shares how to help your child stay on track at school, keep her from feeling behind, and what to do if the teacher doesn't send work home.

Answers to Common Questions Parents Have About Homework

Answers to Common Questions Parents Have About Homework

Some common questions parents have about homework include how to prevent procrastination, how much should parents help, and how to prevent homework meltdowns. We've got the answers to those questions and more from local experts.

Three Tips to Help Your Child With Homework

Three Tips to Help Your Child With Homework

Getting your child to do their homework can sometimes be a challenge. Here are three tips to help your child with their homework, including setting an after-school routine and designating a homework area.

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.

Maker Faires in the New York Metro Area Support STEM Learning

Maker Faires in the New York Metro Area Support STEM Learning

Maker Faires, which celebrate invention, creativeness, and resourcefulness, are a fun, family-friendly way to support STEM learning at home. We've compiled a list of Maker Faires in the New York metro area that you can take your kids to.

5 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Now

5 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Now

Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares the questions to ask about 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.

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Russian School of Mathematics, an after-school math-only learning center, plans to open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst. The Brooklyn learning center for math focuses on one topic for a few months to ensure the students really understand the math concepts before moving onto the next topic.

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.

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.

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills

Is your child's reading struggles sapping his back-to-school enthusiasm? A Westchester-based children's literacy consultant shares three tips to improve his reading skills, including visualizing, questioning, and taking notes.

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

When transitioning from elementary school to middle school, there are many mores your tween will have to adjust to—more teachers, more homework, more activities. As more responsibility shifts to your child, here are some tips to help him or her navigate middle school.

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us, an educational child care facility, recently opened its Park Slope location. The Park Slope child care center aims to help children progress in all developmental areas.

Governor Malloy, Treasurer Nappier Announce CHET Baby Scholars Program

Governor Malloy, Treasurer Nappier Announce CHET Baby Scholars Program

Connecticut Governor Malloy and Treasurer Nappier recently announced the launch of the CHET Baby Scholars program through the CHET 529 College Savings Plan. The Connecticut 529, managed by TIAA-CREF, helps families save money for their child's college education.

Help Your Child Choose the Right Extracurricular Activities

Help Your Child Choose the Right Extracurricular Activities

Can we nurture our children, their interests, and their chances of Ivy League acceptance all at the same time? It's possible to strike a balance among your child's family time, play time, structured activities, homework time, and socialization. Here, some guidelines to follow.

How to Encourage Kids to Read for Fun

How to Encourage Kids to Read for Fun

A children's literacy expert offers four strategies for getting kids to think of reading as a fun activity and encouraging them to read books for pleasure, outside of school and homework.

JEI Education Center Opens in Lynbrook-Hewlett Location

JEI Education Center Opens in Lynbrook-Hewlett Location

JEI Learning Center Lynbrook-Hewlett recently opened in Lynbrook. The supplemental education services provider offers math, reading, and writing tutors in Nassau County to help children where they struggle most in those subjects. The center provides each student an individualized lesson plan.

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Pono, an outdoor learning, democratic preschool in Harlem, is partnering with Storefront Science's owner to create a curriculum that is nature- and science-focused.

Sylvan Learning Center Presents Back-to-School Program

Sylvan Learning Center Presents Back-to-School Program

The Bronxville location of Sylvan Learning Center is offering a special back-to-school program for middle and high school students to learn study and time management skills for the upcoming school year.




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