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Study Habits: Strategies for Success

Study Habits: Strategies for Success

It’s never too early to develop good study habits. Rather than waiting until it’s too late, improve your study habits now!

Homework Help for Kids (and parents, too!)

Homework Help for Kids (and parents, too!)

In an effort to help city kids get their homework done on their own and correctly, the New York Public Library has created a site, www.homeworkNYC.org, which offers academic assistance to students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Playing the Math Game

Playing the Math Game

Developing solid math skills is a necessity for all children. Students who take math early in their educational careers set a stronger foundation for success in school and throughout life.

Life After School

Life After School

Many parents enroll their children in afterschool programs, whether they work outside or inside the home.

River Teacher

River Teacher

For West Nyack mother of two Laurie Seeman, Earth Day doesn’t come around once a year; it’s an every day affair. As a self-described “environmental artist, scientist and educator”, Seeman uses art to teach children to appreciate their environment and to act as its “keepers”.

Savoring Heaven and Earth

Savoring Heaven and Earth

Budding astronomers can learn these facts and more when they blast off to the outer reaches of the universe at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s latest exhibit, Heavens Above: Photographs of the Universe from the Hubble Space Telescope.

Last-Minute Mom

Last-Minute Mom

You may be reading this issue in 90-degree heat, or at the pool, and you’re thinking, “Back to school already?”

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

A not-very-funny thing happened to me on the way to having three children. I had become quite chubby. Not just plump but soft, jiggly, mushy

A school grows in Brooklyn

A school grows in Brooklyn

The International School of Brooklyn (ISB), NYC’s only French/Spanish language-immersion school following the International Baccalaureate curriculum, is moving to a bigger space and adding first grade in September 2007.

The Joke’s on Brooklyn

The Joke’s on Brooklyn

The teacher is usually the one on the classroom who has to deal with the class clown. In Steve Solomon’s case, he was the teacher and the funny guy. And now he is capitalizing on his talents

New program allows families to “teacher share”

New program allows families to “teacher share”

Have you ever imagined the benefits to your child of having a classroom-credentialed childcare provider instead of a nanny or mother-in-law — but assumed the costs would be prohibitive?

BAX Grows Up — and Down

BAX Grows Up — and Down

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago.

FX Kids

FX Kids

The Young School of Design, the re-named and expanded Nykidsanimate, offers classes for ages 8-14 in comic bookmaking, special effects, filmmaking, and more.

Wise up, girlfriends!

Wise up, girlfriends!

According to a recent poll, 40 percent of teenage girls say that saving for college is their motivation to work during the summer. But along the way, pitfalls like credit cards, shopping, and treating friends hurt their chances to succeed.

Taking On The Bad Guys

Taking On The Bad Guys

One man’s mission to help kids deal with bullying.

Executive Training For The Preschool Set

Executive Training For The Preschool Set

What does 7-year-old Gabriela Christina Gagliano from Kew Gardens have in common with the likes of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? Perhaps more than you think.

Searching for a Preschool? The pressure continues

Searching for a Preschool? The pressure continues

Long considered the “bible” for parents in search of nursery schools, Victoria Goldman has just revised "The Manhattan Directory of Private Nursery Schools".

How to Get Winning Writing Strategies

How to Get Winning Writing Strategies

For many students, the thought of having to write a well-constructed essay causes a chronic case of the jitters.

Is Your Tot Ready for Prime Time?

Is Your Tot Ready for Prime Time?

Could your baby’s gurgling signal the beginning of a great acting career? Would your toddler like to crawl down the catwalk?

Hip-Hop High

Hip-Hop High

At W.E.B.DuBois High School, in Crown Heights, teacher Timothy Adams has won an award recognizing “exceptional teachers for the innovative methods they use to inspire their students to write.”

Inventors at Play

Inventors at Play

Imagine a place where your children can learn how to assemble an interactive robot and make it move, design their own videogame, or produce a short computer animation.

Honoring Brooklyn’s Teachers

Honoring Brooklyn’s Teachers

There are many middle schools that are thriving. Consider M.S.51, the William Alexander Middle School, in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Curtain up!

Curtain up!

The (almost) new A Class Act also offers New York City kids something unique in its acting classes — the opportunity to train with Broadway professionals.

Paying for College

Paying for College

Get your teen involved, urges college planning expert.

Never Give Up The Fight

Never Give Up The Fight

A Gersh school opens in Queens.




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