National School Choice Week 2019 Begins with 40,549 Events

National School Choice Week 2019 begins today, kicking off the largest series of education-focused events and activities in American history. More than 10.8 million people are expected to participate in a record-breaking 40,549 events and activities during the week. Events — which include thousands of school fairs, information sessions, and open houses in addition to … More National School Choice Week 2019 Begins with 40,549 Events

Students to Display Academic Excellence at School Choice Celebration

The Cologne community is invited to take part in an event called the “Extraordinary Expo”—an effort to showcase the academic excellence and amazing work of students at Cologne Academy. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. hundreds of elementary school and middle school students will proudly display their artwork, media projects, history projects, and science … More Students to Display Academic Excellence at School Choice Celebration

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Unveils Digital Education Package for Families

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site unveiled today a new education package on its website, whose launch coincides with the Thomas Cole Site’s release of innovative classroom lesson plans designed to engage students in exploring key concepts in the first half of 19th-century American history. The new package explores such concepts as the Industrial Revolution, … More Thomas Cole National Historic Site Unveils Digital Education Package for Families

4 Skills Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Kindergarten

Kindergarten is supposed to be fun and educational, and allow children an opportunity to blossom because it is usually the first time the tykes are away from their parents for any significant amount of time. And while most kindergartens don’t exactly have GPA requirements, for a child to succeed there are a few milestones that … More 4 Skills Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Kindergarten

Teacher’s Week: How To Get their classrooms Restocked.

Teacher’s Weeks is the perfect way to get involved. Even in good times, K-12 public school teachers can easily dole out $500-$1,000 of their own money a year for supplies. But as school budgets continue to tighten, that figure could escalate, says James Rosenberg, president and founder of Adopt-A-Classroom, which has raised $10 million for supplies … More Teacher’s Week: How To Get their classrooms Restocked.

5 Apps to Foster a LOVE for Learning

Many technologies today personalize the learning experience, and as a result, kids are more confident and actually enjoy mastering new subjects and skills. Here’s a roundup of 5 apps to help foster a love for learning in children: Newsela: Newsela makes reading-to-learn relevant, interesting, and effective regardless of interest or ability. It uses journalism to … More 5 Apps to Foster a LOVE for Learning

Celebrating Progress: Celebrate School Lunch Week 2016 By Joining Your Kids For Lunch

Last week, children from more than a dozen schools and child care centers across the nation joined First Lady Michelle Obama for her final harvest of the White House garden. This event was more than just photo ops and shaking hands; kids got their hands dirty, harvesting the produce they later used to prepare a … More Celebrating Progress: Celebrate School Lunch Week 2016 By Joining Your Kids For Lunch