education

  1. Children's School & Education

    How to start a homeschool co-op

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    Cooperative learning, in the form of homeschool co-ops, can be very beneficial for both parent and child. In a homeschool co-op,...
  2. Preschoolers

    Why I skipped preschool altogether

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    Wondering whether or not you should send your child to preschool? Find out why real moms skipped preschool and why they don't regret...
  3. Preschoolers

    What is a Waldorf preschool?

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    Are you worried about your shy flower or your bulldozer of a preschooler heading off into the unknown world of education for the...
  4. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling through high school

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    The thought of homeschooling through high school may seem scary and overwhelming. For others it is a natural progression. No matter...
  5. Kids with Special Needs

    Landmark case for special education meetings

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    In a milestone case regarding parent participation in IEP meetings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently ruled...
  6. Tweens, Teens & College

    Old school: Value of traditional learning resources

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    Technology moves the world forward, but are teens too plugged-in when it comes to their education? Before you lose your teen to a...
  7. School Tips for Moms

    Better or worse: Has education improved with time?

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    Ever wondered what effect technology is having on our kids? What about education in general — is it improving over time or are we...
  8. Preschoolers

    What is a Montessori preschool?

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    Is your child a natural-born leader? Independence is nurtured at a Montessori preschool where self-directed learning is key and...
  9. College

    Headed back to school... again

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    Whether you lost your job due to downsizing or your career took an unexpected turn, you may find yourself in need of an updated...
  10. School & Education

    50 Things I wish I'd learned in high school

    What do you wish you learned in high school? Here, readers reveal valuable lessons they wish they had learned beyond academics.
  11. College

    50 Things I wish I'd known in college

    If you could do college all over again, how would you do it differently? What is it you wish you would have known?
  12. Child Development & Health

    Curriculum teaches kids about healthy eating

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    We all know that a healthy diet includes lots of fruits and vegetables, but how well do we communicate that to our kids? With...
  13. Family Fun

    10 Ways to make learning fun this summer

    Summer vacation is fun, but it actually has a negative effect on a child's learning, unless parents are proactive about offering...
  14. Tweens, Teens & College

    Essential steps for students to capitalize on college

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    Last year, the Associated Press reported that 53.6 percent of adults with bachelor’s degrees under the age of 25 were either...
  15. Children's School & Education

    Homeschool style: What is child-led learning?

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    Child-led learning can have many different definitions depending on who you ask. There is much debate over child-led learning and...
  16. School Age Kids

    Fun ways to keep kids learning this summer

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    Summer is time for playing with friends and relaxing with family, but it can also be time to learn. Avoid the summer backslide and...
  17. Preschoolers

    What does a speech-language pathologist do?

    Has your child been referred for a speech evaluation? Find out what speech-language pathologists do for kids. You may be surprised...
  18. School Age Kids

    Educational games for summer reading

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    Summer reading doesn’t have to be exclusively on paper. Discover great reading games that boost kids' reading power over the summer....
  19. School Age Kids

    Encouraging year-round learning

    When school's out, the last thing kids want to do is homework. But most schools today require students to keep up with their studies...
  20. Special Needs

    What you need to know about IEPs

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    If you have a child with special needs, you likely will spend his or her entire school-aged life developing plans as part of an...