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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.

Cheating: The Facts

Cheating: The Facts

Nationwide, cheating in schools is on the rise. Learn all about academic dishonesty and what it means for your student with these facts from NoCheating.org

Brooklyn and Queens Catholic Schools Embrace Innovation

Brooklyn and Queens Catholic Schools Embrace Innovation

Despite a number of Catholic schools shutting down across the nation, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is taking steps to innovate its schools to keep Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens open.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Balance Piano Practice and Homework?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Balance Piano Practice and Homework?

The director of a local music school offers tips on how to help kids balance piano practice with their homework by carving out specific times for both after school and then sticking with it.

The Common Core Effect: Resources for Parents

The Common Core Effect: Resources for Parents

We've compiled a list of resources for parents to learn more about the Common Core State Standards and the impact it will have on your child's education.

The Personal Touch: Classroom Innovations for Personalized Learning

The Personal Touch: Classroom Innovations for Personalized Learning

One size does not fit all when it comes to learning, and a variety of innovative educators are honing in on that idea to bring a more customized approach to teaching our children. Find out how New Classrooms' Teach to One: Math, Avenues: The World School, Big Picture Learning, are doing just that.

Are Smaller Classes Better?: Malcolm Gladwell Challenges Accepted Mantra

Are Smaller Classes Better?: Malcolm Gladwell Challenges Accepted Mantra

In his new book "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants," Malcolm Gladwell challenges the accepted mantra that smaller classes are better for children's learning. His view? Larger classes may be better.

Ask the Expert: What do I say when my child asks, 'When will I need to know this?'

Ask the Expert: What do I say when my child asks, 'When will I need to know this?'

Core subjects have real world applications in every child's future. Parents and teachers play an important role in motivating kids and helping them understand why school work is an investment.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Explain to My Child That Teachers Are Sometimes Wrong?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Explain to My Child That Teachers Are Sometimes Wrong?

We spoke to Doris M. Aptekar, Ph.D., a Long Island-based psychologist, to get advice about how to explain to children that everyone makes mistakes and teachers are sometimes wrong without the student loosing respect for the teacher.

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do When My Toddler Tells Me She Hates School?

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do When My Toddler Tells Me She Hates School?

We spoke to Suzanne Boydstun, director of The Early Childhood Center at Memorial United Methodist Church in White Plains, about what to do when your toddler claims to hate school and tips to help with separation when a toddler starts preschool.

Screen Scene: Are Electronic Devices Really Educational?

Screen Scene: Are Electronic Devices Really Educational?

Some experts say educational media doesn't help young children learn, while other say it does. We've got the low-down on children's ability to learn from learning-oriented entertainment including educational games, TV shows, and apps, as well as ways to boost the benefits of those educational entertainment outlets.

Virginia Lived Here

Virginia Lived Here

The legacy of the Manhattan 8-year-old who famously asked the New York Sun newspaper ‘Is there a Santa Claus’—and whose story is still told a century later—inspires students who learn every day in her former home.

Huntington Approach Available to Queens Students

Huntington Approach Available to Queens Students

Supplemental education center for students in kindergarten through college, Huntington Learning Center, which has locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and on Long Island, recently opened its Flushing location. The center offers tutoring in core subjects, help in building academic skills for successful school learning, and exam prep.

Registration Now Open for Temple Israel Pre-K

Registration Now Open for Temple Israel Pre-K

Temple Israel Childhood Center is now accepting registrations for its new pre-K program. The Westport pre-K incorporates Jewish education and technology in the curriculum, as well as students working collaboratively.

Greens Farms Academy Now Accepting Pre-K Applications

Greens Farms Academy Now Accepting Pre-K Applications

Greens Farms Academy, and independent day school in Fairfield County, recently announced the addition of a pre-K and is now accepting applications for the fall term. The pre-K program in Westport focuses on learning through play.

Westchester Mom Founds Local Chapter of Start School Later

Westchester Mom Founds Local Chapter of Start School Later

Toni Lyn Salvatore of Cortlandt Manor, NY, was inspired to found a Westchester County chapter of Start School Later when she found out her high-achieving teenage son was falling asleep in class. Here, read about her mission and how you can get involved.




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