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PE stretches beyond gym class

PE stretches beyond gym class

To get kids moving, schools are using exercise bikes in the library, calisthenics during algebra and even video games like Dance Dance Revolution.

January 2013
TOYS THAT TEACH

TOYS THAT TEACH

Kids will have fun while they learn with these recommendations for all ages from toy stores, parents and reviewers.

December 2012
Are you a homework helper?

Are you a homework helper?

Four area tutors suggest ways parents can be their kids' study buddies. Their tips include reading to, and later along with, your children.

October 2012
Get art smarts

Get art smarts

Some schools have cut arts education. Here's how to fill the gap, at home, using community resources and by helping your school.

October 2012
21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

Some schools have adopted an educational model that features inquiry, research, collaboration, problem solving, presentation and reflection. It emphasizes thinking skills instead of rote learning.

September 2012
Fun Summer Learning Ideas

Fun Summer Learning Ideas

To prevent brain drain, create specific summer learning goals. If your child’s schedule allows it, set aside a specific day of the week as a learning day.

June 2012
Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Teachers use global issues, technology and creative expression to engage exceptionally bright children.

April 2012
Students Practice Mutual Respect

Students Practice Mutual Respect

Delaware Valley schools combat intolerance and teach mutual respect through long-term initiatives.

February 2012
Homeschoolers Socialize Too!

Homeschoolers Socialize Too!

They get together for proms, sports and many other activities.

February 2012
Is Your Child Bored with School?

Is Your Child Bored with School?

These tips can help kids stay interested in academics.

December 2011
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