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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.
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.
Many parents enroll their children in afterschool programs, whether they work outside or inside the home.
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”.
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.
You may be reading this issue in 90-degree heat, or at the pool, and you’re thinking, “Back to school already?”
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
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 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
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?
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.
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.
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.
One man’s mission to help kids deal with bullying.
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.
Long considered the “bible” for parents in search of nursery schools, Victoria Goldman has just revised "The Manhattan Directory of Private Nursery Schools".
For many students, the thought of having to write a well-constructed essay causes a chronic case of the jitters.
Could your baby’s gurgling signal the beginning of a great acting career? Would your toddler like to crawl down the catwalk?
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.”
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.
There are many middle schools that are thriving. Consider M.S.51, the William Alexander Middle School, in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
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.
Get your teen involved, urges college planning expert.
A Gersh school opens in Queens.
The New Rochelle Public Library was the setting for a recent panel discussion designed to help Westchester parents better grasp the often daunting task of advocating for their children from elementary through high school.