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Home Alone

Giving kids the responsibility to stay home alone can be a positive, confidence-building experience — a rite of passage.

How Do Kids Benefit from Language-Immersion Programs?

Bilingual education opens new avenues for students, including enhanced problem-solving and executive-functioning skills as well as new career paths.

10 Ways Being Tired Hurts Children

What damage can overtiredness cause your child? Are sleep aids safe for children?

How to Savor the Moments as Your Child Grows

Learn how to slow down and enjoy each phase of childhood as your child grows.

Dental Care for Each Age & Stage

Learn how to keep your child's teeth healthy from the toddler years through the teens.

Design Thinking

This innovative problem-solving method teaches kids empathy and expands their creativity.

A Look Inside Today's Catholic Schools

A Catholic school education might evoke images of rote lessons in reading, writing and arithmetic, with little room for personal exploration. But times have changed, and so have Catholic schools.

Parenting a Perfectionist

Help your young perfectionist recognize the value of mistakes and learn to appreciate the process more than the outcome.

Choose a School: Public, Private, Charter

What type of school would be best for your child? Learn the pros and cons of charter, public and private schools.

What Is Dyscalculia?

Lots of kids struggle with math, but significant difficulties may indicate a learning disability called dyscalculia. Find out what it is and how to help.

The Law Requires School Districts to Identify Students with Special Needs

If your child has a special need that interferes with his education, the school district is obligated by the Child Find mandate to identify and support that need.

What's the Best College Major?

Which college major leads to the most success?
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Open Houses Calendar

  • The Haverford School Open House

    2019.10.23

    This event is for the Middle/Upper School. The Haverford School is a nonsectarian college preparatory day school for boys pre-kindergarten...

  • French International School of Philadelphia Open House

    2019.10.23

    A bilingual curriculum in French & English makes for a diverse school community. Service learning begins in PreK.  

  • The Baldwin School Open House

    2019.10.24

    For PreK - Grade 5 During an Open House, you and your family will meet our senior administrators, receive a tour from our current students and...

  • The Crefeld School Open House

    2019.10.24

    Serving students in grades 7 through 12, The Crefeld School's mission is to graduate self-aware, empathetic, lifelong learners, who possess an...

  • Philly K-8 School Fair

    2019.10.26

    Interested in learning about your family's options for K-8 Philadelphia schools?The Philly K-8 School Fair, hosted by Children's Scholarship Fund...

  • Waldron Mercy Academy Open House

    2019.10.27

    Waldron Mercy Academy is a Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of discovery....

  • George School Open House

    2019.10.27

     George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than twenty states, over...

  • Wyoming Seminary Open House

    2019.10.28

    We are a four-year, independent, college preparatory boarding and day school, founded in 1844. There are 18 states, 35 countries and five...

  • Kimberton Waldorf School Lower School Open HOuse

    2019.10.29

    Join a classroom tours that highlight the school’s developmental approach to education that encourages deep thinking and exploration; allows...

  • Gladwyne Montessori School Open House

    2019.10.29

    Through an authentic delivery of Dr. Maria Montessori's research-based curriculum, Gladwyne Montessori provides an individualized learning...

  • Tower Hill School Open House

    2019.10.31

    Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and...

  • AIM Academy Open House

    2019.11.01

    AIM Academy is a college-prep independent school where students with language-based learning differences in Grades 1-12 thrive in a rigorous...

  • The Montessori School Open House

    2019.11.01

    Provides an authentic Montessori program and curriculum for children 18 months through 6th grade. TMS encourages students to grow as...

  • Wilmington Montessori School Open House

    2019.11.02

    Collaborative learning community rooted in Montessori principles on 25-acre campus with STEAM Maker Spaces, woodland trails, an outdoor stage,...

  • William Penn Charter School Open House

    2019.11.05

    This is a Friends school for boys and girls, grades pre-K to 12. Campus on 47 acres in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood, makerspaces,...

  • Tower Hill School Open House

    2019.11.05

    Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and...

  • Waldron Mercy Open House

    2019.11.05

    Waldron Mercy Academy is a diverse, Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of...

  • Friends Select School Open House

    2019.11.07

    For Grades PreK-4. College prep academics at a Quaker school with a vibrant Center City location on the Ben Franklin Parkway. A diverse, close...

  • The Miquon School Open House

    2019.11.07

    Located on a wooded 11-acre campus just outside Northwest Philadelphia, Miquon is a co-educational day school offering Progressive education for...

  • Center School Open House

    2019.11.08

    Bright students with learning differences develop skills and achieve scholastic and personal success. Classroom teachers are reading...


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