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Learn a Foreign Language: Resources in Westchester County, NY

Learn a Foreign Language: Resources in Westchester County, NY

These Westchester County resources offer classes and programs to teach kids a foreign language.

Learn a Foreign Language: Resources in Rockland County, NY

Learn a Foreign Language: Resources in Rockland County, NY

These Rockland County resources offer classes and programs to teach kids a foreign language.

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Learning a second language at an early age can have many positive effects later in life. Read on for tips on how to bring up a bilingual child.

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

Our summer reading picks for ages preschool through preteen are both fun and educational.

Mompreneur: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman Opens Third School for Language Development on Long Island

Mompreneur: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman Opens Third School for Language Development on Long Island

Long Island mom Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman is the founder of three schools for language development in the Long Island and Queens area. A new high school will open up in Richmond Hill in September. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Tiegerman's first school in Glen Cove. We caught up with the mom of six to discuss what she's learned along the way and what her plans are for the future.

When the Bully is the Teacher

When the Bully is the Teacher

What to do when you suspect your child's teacher is a bully.

The IQ Trap

The IQ Trap

Dr. Robert Flower, founder of the Gilchrist Institute for the Achievement Sciences, breaks down and challenges our accepted definition of intelligence, which he refers to as the "IQ Trap." Read on to find out the effect this "trap" can have on your child's academic success.

Katherine Paterson Gives Advice on Children's Books

Katherine Paterson Gives Advice on Children's Books

Read our exclusive interview with Katherine Paterson, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, award-winning author, and mother of four, for advice on what your kids should be reading.

How to Choose a Charter School for Your Child in Connecticut

How to Choose a Charter School for Your Child in Connecticut

Charter schools, also known as "magnet schools" or "schools of choice," have grown in popularity over the past few years, both in Connecticut and throughout the country. Find out how charter schools measure up against public schools, what school choices are available in the Fairfield County, CT, area, and if one of these schools might be the right fit for your child.

New York State Standardized Assessment Tests: Are They Working for Our Children?

New York State Standardized Assessment Tests: Are They Working for Our Children?

Standardized assessment tests have become make-it-or-break-it measures for both students and schools in New York state. We took a look at how these tests, along with the No Child Left Behind Act, are affecting our children's overall education. Plus, see our tips on taking standardized assessment tests, for students and their parents.

Children's Museums: Behind the Exhibits

Children's Museums: Behind the Exhibits

Whether a child is interested in insects or dinosaurs, the goal of children’s museums is to encourage that natural curiosity and allow it to blossom. We spoke with exhibit developers at area children's museums to find out the formula that results in a perfect balance between learning and fun.

The New School Honors Joan Ganz Cooney, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Sesame Workshop, at its 2010 LaGuardia Award Dinner

The New School Honors Joan Ganz Cooney, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Sesame Workshop, at its 2010 LaGuardia Award Dinner

The New School will honor Joan Ganz Cooney, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Sesame Workshop, at its 2010 LaGuardia Award Dinner on February 25, 2010, at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

Is It Time for Preschool?

Is It Time for Preschool?

Study results indicate that attending preschool not only influences a child’s developing mind, but can also set the pace for his or her success in subsequent school experiences. Read on for tips on how to tell when the time is right for your child.

Parental Demand for Charter Schools Up 21 Percent from Last Year

Parental Demand for Charter Schools Up 21 Percent from Last Year

Charter schools, most of which serve low-income kids, reach "tipping point" as waiting lists expand.

Report Cards and the Midyear Slump

Report Cards and the Midyear Slump

How to help your child avoid the mid-schoolyear slump and keep his education motivation after the holidays.

The FloH Club: Help for the Technologically Impaired

The FloH Club: Help for the Technologically Impaired

The FloH Club, founded by Florence Henderson, offers aid to those struggling with all types of gizmos and gadgets.

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD

While it’s estimated that 6 million children will take Ritalin or other stimulant medications, that doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Read on for an alternative therapy to ADHD, cognitive skills training, to see if it's a better fit for your little one.

What to Do When Your Child Says, 'I Hate School!'

What to Do When Your Child Says, 'I Hate School!'

Just about every parent will hear their child bemoan homework, tests, friend problems, and other school-related issues at some point. Read on for tips on how to cope with those “I hate school blues.”

In Our Communities: Going Green! at Rockland Country Day School

In Our Communities: Going Green! at Rockland Country Day School

Rockland Country Day School in Congers, NY, recently joined the Green Schools Alliance and has pledged to reduce the school's carbon footprint over time.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services- Brooklyn

New York City Public Libraries Free Services- Brooklyn

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Queens

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Queens

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Manhattan

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Manhattan

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - The Bronx

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - The Bronx

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Staten Island

New York City Public Libraries Free Services - Staten Island

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.

New York City Public Libraries Free Services

New York City Public Libraries Free Services

The New York public libraries have dozens of free educational programs for you and your children.




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