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If math and science aren't your strongest subjects, determining the strengths of your child's education can seem like you're back in school. Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what questions to ask your child and their teacher when assessing your child's math and science education.
Children's Therapy and Learning Center recently opened in Fairfield. The center offers therapies, including speech, physical, and occupational, educational services, including tutoring, Handwriting without Tears, and support, as well as interventions.
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.
There are so many great apps for kids using iPhones and iPads, but how can you separate the good stuff from the junk? Our expert offers her recommendations on apps for applying learned knowledge and concepts.
Did you know apps--fun ones that really help kids learn--can be more revealing than standardized tests in assessing your child’s ability to understand? Our expert helps you bring teacher-approved apps out of the classroom and into your home.
Here are some organizations and resources that can advise you on navigating tuition, understanding state school evaluations, zoning, and more--a great way to further your own knowledge on this important journey for you and your child(ren).
As much as the kids are dreading it, the fall has replaced summer and the time has come to start another school year. If you are having trouble getting them into the back-to-school mentality, use the following tips to ensure an organized and successful new academic year.
Remember when your kid's math homework was more addition and subtraction than graphing calculator functions and pre-calculus? With schools now placing a greater emphasis on learning science and math, it is easy for kids to get left behind the learning curve once simple science turns into chemistry and physics. Follow these simple tips to keep kids school savvy, even if trigonometry is not your first language.
With summer ending and fall nearly in full swing, it's time for kids to gear up for another school year. As students know, this means new backpacks, pencils, and notebooks. As parent know, this means a back-to-school shopping list that can be anything but budget-friendly. Read on for easy, money-saving tips that ensure your little student starts the school year off right, without breaking the bank.
Standardized assessment tests have become make-it-or-break-it measures for both students and schools in New York state. We took a look at how these tests, along with the No Child Left Behind Act, are affecting our children's overall education. Plus, see our tips on taking standardized assessment tests, for students and their parents.
How to help your child avoid the mid-schoolyear slump and keep his education motivation after the holidays.
It was New Math in the 1960s, and New New Math in 1989. Rote math is no longer being taught and fundamentals have given way to new thinking strategies. Gone are the days when 8 + 7=15. Now 8 + 5 = about 15.
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.
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.
Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework.