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Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

When transitioning from elementary school to middle school, there are many mores your tween will have to adjust to—more teachers, more homework, more activities. As more responsibility shifts to your child, here are some tips to help him or her navigate middle school.

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us, an educational child care facility, recently opened its Park Slope location. The Park Slope child care center aims to help children progress in all developmental areas.

Governor Malloy, Treasurer Nappier Announce CHET Baby Scholars Program

Governor Malloy, Treasurer Nappier Announce CHET Baby Scholars Program

Connecticut Governor Malloy and Treasurer Nappier recently announced the launch of the CHET Baby Scholars program through the CHET 529 College Savings Plan. The Connecticut 529, managed by TIAA-CREF, helps families save money for their child's college education.

Help Your Child Choose the Right Extracurricular Activities

Help Your Child Choose the Right Extracurricular Activities

Can we nurture our children, their interests, and their chances of Ivy League acceptance all at the same time? It's possible to strike a balance among your child's family time, play time, structured activities, homework time, and socialization. Here, some guidelines to follow.

How to Encourage Kids to Read for Fun

How to Encourage Kids to Read for Fun

A children's literacy expert offers four strategies for getting kids to think of reading as a fun activity and encouraging them to read books for pleasure, outside of school and homework.

JEI Education Center Opens in Lynbrook-Hewlett Location

JEI Education Center Opens in Lynbrook-Hewlett Location

JEI Learning Center Lynbrook-Hewlett recently opened in Lynbrook. The supplemental education services provider offers math, reading, and writing tutors in Nassau County to help children where they struggle most in those subjects. The center provides each student an individualized lesson plan.

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Pono, an outdoor learning, democratic preschool in Harlem, is partnering with Storefront Science's owner to create a curriculum that is nature- and science-focused.

Sylvan Learning Center Presents Back-to-School Program

Sylvan Learning Center Presents Back-to-School Program

The Bronxville location of Sylvan Learning Center is offering a special back-to-school program for middle and high school students to learn study and time management skills for the upcoming school year.

C2Education Opens Tutoring Center in Stony Brook

C2Education Opens Tutoring Center in Stony Brook

National K to 12 education center C2Education recently opened in Stony Brook. The tutoring and test prep center offers academic help to students on Long Island, as well as helps students with college application essays.

Tutor Time Set to Open New Location in Melville

Tutor Time Set to Open New Location in Melville

Tutor Time, a nationwide child care and learning center, plans to open its Melville location later this month. The early childhood learning center offers infant and toddler care, as well as preschool, before- and after-school, and weekly music programs.

Lefferts Gardens Welcomes Montessori Elementary School

Lefferts Gardens Welcomes Montessori Elementary School

Lefferts Gardens Montessori, a Montessori school that focuses on a child-centered education, is set to open its elementary school in Brooklyn in the fall.

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy, a private school of the Fusion Education Group, is scheduled to open in late June. The Downtown Brooklyn school offers students a personalized education in a one-on-one learning atmosphere.

Seven Simple Ways to Help Prevent Summer Slide

Seven Simple Ways to Help Prevent Summer Slide

When Summer break approaches, many parents worry about potential “brain drain” during this timeline. Patti Rommel, Director of Research and Development at Lakeshore Learning Materials, shares 7 great tips for how to prevent summer slide while having fun.

Quassy Amusement Park Debuts Educational Reporting Program

Quassy Amusement Park Debuts Educational Reporting Program

Quassy Amusement Park recently began posting News Team Quassy video reports to its YouTube channel. The educational program for area students covers topics such as lasers and roller coaster physics.

Free Summer Tutoring at Everyone Reading in Manhattan

Free Summer Tutoring at Everyone Reading in Manhattan

The free Everyone Reading Summer Tutoring Program is now accepting applications for students in grades 2-12 who want to improve their reading skills through one-to-one tutoring. The program takes place over four weeks in July.

Ask the Expert: Is Homeschooling Right for My Child?

Ask the Expert: Is Homeschooling Right for My Child?

A homeschooling expert weighs in on choosing the right curriculum for your child, homeschooling more than one child in your home, and more about teacher-supported distance learning so you can find out if homeschooling is right for your child.

The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See

The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See

Expert college counselor and author Mandee Heller Adler shares the top 13 things college admissions counselors look for in prospective college students to help eliminate some of your stress applying to college and to ensure your child's success.

Bayside Center Specializes in Infant and Preschool Care

Bayside Center Specializes in Infant and Preschool Care

Bayside preschool and day care center, Little Apple Preschool, recently opened. The preschool offers infant, toddler, young preschool, and preschool age groups and teaches using a creative curriculum, including dance, art, and yoga. The day care center offers a diverse community for children.

Progressive Brooklyn Middle School Accepting Applications for Fall

Progressive Brooklyn Middle School Accepting Applications for Fall

Greene Hill School in Brooklyn is now accepting applications for the middle school it plans to open for the fall semester. The Brooklyn middle school follows a humanities-based curriculum and is aligned with the New York state Common Core standards.

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

JCC Rockland recently announced a full-day early childhood program that it plans to offer beginning in the fall. The early childhood program is now accepting applications. Enrolled children learn Jewish values through a whole-child approach to teaching.

National School Choice Week 2014

National School Choice Week 2014

From January 26-February 1, 2014, Americans will celebrate National School Choice week where parents have the freedom to choose their children's school, and bring awareness to communities lacking school choice. There will be over 5,500 events across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week.

STEM-Based School Now Accepting Applications for Fall

STEM-Based School Now Accepting Applications for Fall

BASIS Independent, a STEM-based private school opening in Brooklyn in the fall, is now accepting applications for kindergarten through 10th grade.

Ross School Introduces New Marine Science Program for Innovation Lab

Ross School Introduces New Marine Science Program for Innovation Lab

The Ross School in East Hampton now offers a marine science program for its high school students. The marine science program offers courses and independent studies in marine biology, oceanography, and environmental science.

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is taking steps to raise its Long Island Catholic schools to new heights. The schools now integrate technology in curriculum, offer more extracurricular activities in leadership, and teachers have been prepared for the common core standards.




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