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Back To School: Online Learning in the Classroom

Back To School: Online Learning in the Classroom

With new software, better technology, and more prevalent wireless options in schools around the region, the Internet is playing a more vital role in the way teachers teach and students learn.

Less Stress for Back-to-School Success

Less Stress for Back-to-School Success

Whether we like it or not, the lazy days of summer eventually give way to back-to-school frenzy. This can be a stressful transition — for kids and parents

Back to School Shopping on a Budget

Back to School Shopping on a Budget

How about turning back-to-school shopping into a teachable moment — a real-life exercise for your kids in wants vs. needs and sticking to a budget?

Summer Learning

Summer Learning

The opportunities for fun summer learning are endless, from day camps that offer specific programs to plain creative ways that parents can use to promote things educational.

Afterschool Classes & Programs: What Kids and Parents Want Now

Afterschool Classes & Programs: What Kids and Parents Want Now

With the afterschool landscape ever changing, we’ve identified the newest trends and the hottest programs to help guide you in making the right decision for your child.

How To Inspire the Non-Academic Child

How To Inspire the Non-Academic Child

It’s natural to have trouble with some subjects, to have strengths and weaknesses, including at school....

Programs For Special Needs Children: Unlocking Their Acronyms

Programs For Special Needs Children: Unlocking Their Acronyms

If you have a child with a suspected developmental delay, foreign terms like CPSE, EI, OSC, IEP are likely to work their way into your vocabulary. Decoding these acronyms may seem like learning a new language, an accurate translation may hold the key to advocating for your child.

Bringing the Planet into the Classroom

Bringing the Planet into the Classroom

The Children's Rnvironmental Literacy Foundation(CELF) helps schools and teachers teach sustainability.

New Places, New Programs in Rockland

New Places, New Programs in Rockland

Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places in Rockland!

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places on Long Island...

How to Paper Purge at the End of the School Year

How to Paper Purge at the End of the School Year

As the end of the school year approaches, artistic creations, book reports, poster boards, folders and workbooks arrive home. Your child hands each one to you with an expectant look on his face: “You’re going to keep this, right?”

Test-Taking Strategies for Kids

Test-Taking Strategies for Kids

Taking end-of-the-year exams can be one of the most daunting aspects of school.By learning some helpful test-taking strategies, students can improve their performance on these exams, while helping to strengthen their overall study skills.

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Earthly Messages in a Sci-Fi Film for Kids: 'Battle for Terra'

Roadside Attractions’ 'Battle for Terra', the new the sci-fi, CG-animated movie for kids, opens May 1st!!

In Our Communities - Rockland

In Our Communities - Rockland

A new childcare center receives a donation & a Hebrew Day School gets top honors!

How To Help Your Child Tackle Homework

How To Help Your Child Tackle Homework

Making schoolwork a priority in your home sends the signal that you care about your child and her future. Here are some tips to help ensure your child is set up for homework — and academic — success.

New Places, New Programs in Suffolk County

New Places, New Programs in Suffolk County

The Summer Camps at Stony Brook University...

Money Lessons: Teach Your Children Well

Money Lessons: Teach Your Children Well

A Consumer Reports survey of 12-year-olds found that 28% didn't know that credit cards are a form of borrowing, 40% didn't know that banks charge interest on loans, and 34% didn’t know that you can’t tell how good a product is by how much it is advertised.

Fun and Games for Kids in April...

Fun and Games for Kids in April...

See what new, fun games and books came out this month for kids!

How to Keep Kids Focused in School When Spring Fever Hits

How to Keep Kids Focused in School When Spring Fever Hits

Although staying focused when the weather changes can be challenging, we have compiled these tips to help you keep your kids motivated and engaged...

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Earth Day Celebration

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Earth Day Celebration

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium in Brooklyn is devoting an entire week to a “Green Fest!”

Bring Your Child To Work

Bring Your Child To Work

The 17th annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day® will be celebrated on Thursday, April 23.

An Olympic Gold Medalist for Education

An Olympic Gold Medalist for Education

Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres has been appointed as the newest national ambassador to the PTA

What Adopted Kids Wish...a Workshop in Ridgefield

What Adopted Kids Wish...a Workshop in Ridgefield

Sherrie Eldridge, author of "Twenty Things Adoptive Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew," presents an interactive workshop...

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?

Do you have a highly intuitive child? Read the following 10 traits and check those that apply to your child

Fun and Games for Kids this March...

Fun and Games for Kids this March...

See what new, fun games and books came out from Disney, Nintendo, and more this month for kids!




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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