Education

Private School Learning Models

If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in a private school, you may be overwhelmed by all of the options — not only the sheer number of schools to choose from, but also several different learning models and educational philosophies…

Enjoying Museums With Your Kids

Museums across the country are starting to reopen after being forced to close during the pandemic. Many of them, such as Baltimore’s Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Philadelphia’s Please Touch…

What Makes a School Great?

Gina Hubbard, principal of Joseph J. Greenberg Elementary School in Northeast Philadelphia, says that when judging the quality of a school, parents should look beyond test scores and rankings. “There…

Ready for School Checklist

When your children are first learning to get ready for school, it’s easy for them to forget a few things. Your kids can draw or snap a picture of themselves and write down that they need to do before they…

Stopping the Summer Slide

At the end of every school year, many parents start to worry about the “summer slide”— the loss of knowledge and skills attributed to summer break. But experts disagree on…

6 Crafts for Teacher Appreciation Week

After an immensely challenging school year, teachers deserve more appreciation than ever. This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week is now underway and continues through May 8. These six DIY crafts are unique…