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How to Choose the Best School for Your Child

How to Choose the Best School for Your Child

When Steve Jobs was 11 years old, he insisted his parents find him another school to attend because he could not thrive amidst the bullying atmosphere at his current school. At age 13, Richard Branson transferred from Scaitcliffe School to Stowe School because of his struggles with dyslexia. Thomas Edison’s mother pulled him out of…
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6 Easy Science Experiments

6 Easy Science Experiments

With summer quickly approaching, parents may want to find engaging and educational activities that will continue to stimulate their children’s minds without a formal school curriculum. While summer breaks are great opportunities for families to spend time vacationing and participating in other leisure activities, it’s important to find the right balance between learning and play…
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Summer Fun Spotlight: 4 Benefits of Online Summer Camps

Summer Fun Spotlight: 4 Benefits of Online Summer Camps

For many young people, summer camps provide a home away from home. And now with the advent of online camps, kids don’t even need to leave home to have those same summer camp experiences. It’s not all singing around the campfire either. These camps have something for every student, whether they’re interested in the arts,…
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6 Easy Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide

6 Easy Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide

Finally! It’s summer—that long-awaited time to enjoy some extra rest and recreation. But did you know too much kicking back can be harmful to your student’s learning? Studies show that students can lose up to two months of math and literacy skills over the summer. Although summer learning loss—also known as the summer slide—is a…
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Graduation Gifts for Students of All Ages

Graduation Gifts for Students of All Ages

With the passing of yet another school year, it’s a great time to look at potential graduation gift ideas, big and small, for students moving past another milestone in their educational journey. Even kids just graduating from their current grade deserve some celebration and appreciation! We’ve searched high and low for some of the latest and…
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How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s natural to feel anxious about the covid-19 pandemic. School closures, home quarantines, social distancing, and grim media reports can be confusing and frightening for children. Here are some tips on how talk to kids in each age range and how to address their specific concerns.

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