education

  1. Living

    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...
  2. Living

    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...
  3. Tips & Advice

    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...
  4. 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....
  5. Parenting

    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...
  6. 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...
  7. Family Fun

    How to support your local library

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    In honor of National Library Week from April 14-20, we encourage you to rally around your local book nook. You don't have to donate...
  8. Tips & Advice

    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...
  9. School & Education

    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...
  10. School & Education

    A parent's guide to assessment

    These days, schools are using student assessment data not only to evaluate the children's performance, but also to change the way...
  11. 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 across the country are hiring tutors...
  12. 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...
  13. K-12

    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...
  14. 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...
  15. Parenting

    Online homeschool options

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    Online education has become increasingly popular in recent years. Whether it is for religious reasons, bullying, learning...
  16. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Is online preschool a good idea?

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    Online preschool is the newest way to educate 3- and 4-year-olds, but will it properly prepare your child for kindergarten? Or will...
  17. School & Education

    Rise from the ashes: Beat homeschool burnout

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    If you have homeschooled your children for any length of time, you're familiar with the term "homeschool burnout." Many of us have...
  18. Family Fun

    10 Awesome places to visit this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    Your kids are probably off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but what are you going to do to really celebrate its meaning? These 10...
  19. School & Education

    Free and frugal homeschooling

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    Homeschooling doesn't have to cost a fortune. There are many ways to cut costs and save money while not sacrificing the quality of...
  20. K-12

    What you should know about the Common Core

    If you have kids in school, you've probably heard of the Common Core State Standards, a newer move to standardize what kids learn...