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Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Expert tutoring advice from Mathnasium, Huntington Learning Center, Above Grade Level and ASSIST Institute

November 2013
How to Choose After-School Activities

How to Choose After-School Activities

Learn to select just the right after-school enrichment activity to keep your child active and interested. Plus, a guide to after-school activities in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware.

August 2013
Media classes sharpen kids' focus

Media classes sharpen kids' focus

When children learn photography, video, how to create apps or build websites, they build confidence and gain problem-solving smarts.

December 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
EXERCISE CLASS QUESTIONS

EXERCISE CLASS QUESTIONS

What type and style of fitness class fits your child? Is he ready? Does she have an interest in tennis, gymnastics or martial arts?

September 2012
Mom, I want to play the piano

Mom, I want to play the piano

Great, but how do you know if your child is ready for music lessons?

August 2012
Help Your Little One To Love Music

Help Your Little One To Love Music

It’s easy to encourage a love of music in a young kid. Here are tips from children’s musician Marnie Grey and MetroKids readers.

September 2011
Activity Classes: Find the Right Fit

Activity Classes: Find the Right Fit

What makes a good extracurricular match? It depends on your child's age, but also on your own time and financial parameters.

August 2011
Ballet's the Way to Gain Dance Skills

Ballet's the Way to Gain Dance Skills

Dance studio directors say that no matter what dance style interests your child, a ballet foundation will boost basic skills.

September 2010
Why Start Music Classes Early?

Why Start Music Classes Early?

Benefits include increased aptitude, social and emotional development and academic skills.

August 2010

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Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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Summer Learning Loss Is Real

Summer Learning Loss Is Real

Local learning programs that stop the summer learning loss known as the "summer slide"

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