education

  1. Children's School & Education

    4 Summer steps to better math proficiency

    What’s on your children’s summer reading list? What about their summer math list? For years, students have gone home for the summer...
  2. Tweens, Teens & College

    When your child wants to be a farmer

    If your child loves gardening — or just good old dirt — he or she may have a bright future in agriculture, perhaps a farming career.
  3. Children's School & Education

    How to keep your child learning all summer long

    Summer is a great time for parents to move away from teaching their children about concrete skills, and move into more abstract and...
  4. Celebrity Gossip

    Emma Watson heads back to school

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    Emma Watson has one of the hottest careers in Hollywood right now. Instead of hitting a film set, though, she's headed back to school.
  5. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling: Ocean unit study

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    June 8 is National Ocean Exploration Day, making June a great month to study the ocean with your kids. Whether you are a...
  6. Celebrity Gossip

    Ben Affleck receives honorary degree from Brown University

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    Ben Affleck finally received a college degree, even if it was only an honorary one. The actor was honored on Sunday with a Ph.D. in...
  7. Community & Human Services

    Child sponsorship: Food for the Hungry

    Now it's our turn to lend a hand. The SheKnows community is rich with resources, compassion and strength — and the children of...
  8. Community & Human Services

    SheKnows partners with Food for the Hungry

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    In an effort to combat extreme poverty in its many forms, SheKnows has joined forces with Food for the Hungry. We recently traveled...
  9. Special Needs

    Operation House Call teaches compassion for special needs

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    The Arc of Massachusetts began a program to teach medical students about intellectual and developmental disabilities more than 20...
  10. Children's School & Education

    How to choose a homeschool curriculum

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    If you are new to homeschooling or exploring new curriculum options, wading through curriculum choices can feel a bit overwhelming....
  11. Tweens, Teens & College

    Forget college: Find a mentor

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    For decades, a college degree has been the standard for young adults looking to make their mark on the professional world. But has...
  12. Children's School & Education

    Should you attend a homeschool conference?

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    Homeschool conference season is well under way. Within most states you can find local homeschool conferences, book fairs and...
  13. Activities for Kids

    How to support your local library

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    In honor of National Library Week from April 14 to 20, we encourage you to rally around your local book nook. You don't have to...
  14. Special Needs

    Should students with disabilities have equal access to sports?

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    This year, the U.S. Department of Education issued clarifying guidelines to help schools provide students with disabilities equal...
  15. Super Moms Guide: School & Learning

    6 Ways to help motivate your child to learn

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    When I potty trained my first son, I used treats and rewards for motivation. While rewards worked some of the time, the good old...
  16. Children's School & Education

    A parent's guide to assessment

    These days, schools are using student assessment data not only to evaluate performance, but also to change the way teachers teach...
  17. Children's School & Education

    5 Questions to ask your potential tutor

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    As America’s education system evolves and looks to define itself, more and more families are hiring tutors to help their children...
  18. Children's School & Education

    How to find a homeschool support group

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    Support — it is the one thing that every homeschool family longs for, especially new homeschool families. There are many advantages...
  19. School Age Kids

    Taking control of your child's education

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    Many parents feel helpless when it comes to correcting the problems in public education but some parents are taking control of their...
  20. Children's School & Education

    The world is your classroom

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    One of the great advantages to homeschooling is the many opportunities available to experience active hands-on learning through...