Simple things to do to prepare your child for the transistion into the world of school.
What should you apologize? What does it achieve? How does it remedy the situation?
Kids will have plenty to sing about when they watch “Lomax: The Hound of Music,” a new children’s musical series on PBS.
Students can exercise their creativity by writing an original story and win a $2,000 Best Buy gift card!
Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained indoors? Snuggle up with these three books and a videogame!
Did your child make resolutions for the new year? Here's how to help them make and keep their resolutions.
With the cost of higher education continually rising, it’s more important than ever to get an early start saving for a child’s college education.
A referral from another parent can be a good place to start, but the key is to find a tutor who best addresses the learning styles and issues of your child.
A monthly gift in the mail of a Jewish book or CD to children.
Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework.
Teaching kids to use math in their everyday lives.
Easy ways to help children manage their time better.
When is it OK to send a sick child to school?
It is critical to create a mathematical “environment” for your children, especially during the formative years between pre-K and fifth grade.
Realizing a vision for the school year requires support from a motivated group of individuals: a team of people who ban together through adversity, inspire motivation and acknowledge achievement.
The less buses have to fight for the roads and school driveways, the smoother the commute is for the entire student body. This year, however, as gas prices approach the $5 mark, more and more parents finally seem to be open to the idea of busing, and the prospect of saving a few dollars on gas.
If you have children just starting school, building their confidence and comfort with books is the most important thing that you can do.
With the end of summer comes the inevitable stress of getting your children ready for another school year. Consider these tips to ease the way.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, The After-School Corporation (TASC), based in New York City, asked highly accomplished individuals what they did after school when they were growing up.
Transitioning from the lazy days of summer to a new grade or school can be a tough task for kids and parents alike.
When it comes time to choose a preschool for your child, there are many things to ponder, from how your child learns, to what your finances allow, and where you live. Here is some feedback from a few local parents who have been involved in the search:
Studies have shown that children can lose between 10 and 25 percent of their reading skills over the course of the summer. This is directly due to the lack of work, skills and drills in which the student should be engaged over the break from school.
Summer “brain drain” is a well-documented occurrence. In addition to causing stress for parents and educators, “brain drain” also fuels the fire in the debate of summer fun versus summer learning. But that doesn’t have to be the case, as both goals can be accomplished with a little bit of planning and imagination.
The New York City Department of Education and the Al Hirschfeld Foundation have teamed up to present a curriculum for grades 2-12 based on the artist's life and work.