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How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child

When evaluating preschools, it helps to know the basics of the most common early education philosophies. Read on for descriptions of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, play-based, and academic preschools and tips for how to know which is right for your child.

Little Minds Montessori House for Children Opens in Lynbrook, NY

Little Minds Montessori House for Children Opens in Lynbrook, NY

Little Minds Montessori is the first preschool of its kind in Lynbrook, NY.

Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating

Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating

Despite the government's education stimulus, the US still gets a 'C' in public education for 2011.

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits

If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits.

Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parents

Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parents

Tame the jitters you feel when your child asks for help with the math homework that looks oh-so-different than you remember. Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew decode the "new math" in their new book "Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parent." Read their tips to help you help your child.

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council.

The Must-Have Skills Every Child Needs to Succeed in Life

The Must-Have Skills Every Child Needs to Succeed in Life

Curiosity, a devotion to passion, persistence, self-control, and a tolerance for failure are five of the most important skills shared by successful adults, according to Karen Quinn, an expert on school admissions and author of "Testing for Kindergarten." Her book covers all the ins and outs (and secrets) behind the world of intelligence tests. Here, she delves into what she discovered along the way about preparing your kids, beyond testing success, for life.

Queens' Kelli Herd Teaches Through Play

Queens' Kelli Herd Teaches Through Play

Kelli Herd, founder of World Play, Inc., teaches cultural understanding to children in New York City and around the world through toys and play.

10 Tips for Your Child's First Day of Kindergarten

10 Tips for Your Child's First Day of Kindergarten

A child development expert shares a few simple do's and don'ts that will help make your child's first day of kindergarten a success.

826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon

826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company in Park Slope houses the non-profit 826 NYC - together, these organizations lead local children in the fight against crime and poor grammar.

Can We Save Our Schools' Music Programs?

Can We Save Our Schools' Music Programs?

There has been an uptick in the number of schools that include music in their curricula recently, despite fiscal challenges — but it will take creativity and a lot of parental support to keep these programs going for the generations to come.

How to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year

How to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year

Help your children have a successful school year by behaving how you'd like them to behave. Dr. Susan Bartell, renowned child psychologist, gives parents advice on how to set a good academic example.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts

Education experts from around the New York metro area - including NYC, Long Island, and the suburbs - weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

Education experts from the Nassau County, Long Island, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Queens

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Queens

Education experts from the Queens area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

Education experts from the Fairfield County, CT, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Education experts from the Westchester County, NY, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

Education experts from the Rockland County, NY, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

Going back to school after a long summer vacation, not to mention entering a new grade, with a new teachers and new classmates, can be stressful for many young children. Read on for Dr. Susan Bartell's tips on combating your child's back-to-school worries.

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When your child's birthday is oh-so-close to a school's cutoff date for enrollment, what's the wise course of action?

Drop-In Daycare Locations in the New York Metro Area

Drop-In Daycare Locations in the New York Metro Area

These childcare centers in the New York Metro Area - including New York City; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; Fairfield County, CT; and Long Island - offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Suffolk County, Long Island

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Suffolk County, Long Island

These childcare centers in Suffolk County, Long Island, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Brooklyn

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Brooklyn

These childcare centers in Brooklyn offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Connecticut

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Connecticut

These childcare centers in Fairfield County, CT, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Westchester County, NY

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Westchester County, NY

These childcare centers in Westchester County, NY, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.




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