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Getting to Know You From Afar: The Virtual Campus Tour

For high school students ready to check out colleges and universities, it won’t be business as usual this year due to COVID-19 related restrictions...

Teacher Tips for Distance Learning

Parents everywhere are wrestling with organizing better e-learning settings in their homes. This teacher shares tips for settting up a good learning environment. Harford County...

Finding After School and Enrichment Activities for Fall 2020

After school activities are important to kids and parents alike. This fall, with virtual learning in place, parents are scrambling to find places to...

Supporting our Kids Through Extended E-Learning

This time of distance and disruption has been challenging for many, especially our youth. Our children thrive on relationships with peers and social interaction. While...

Families Make Tough Decisions About Virtual Schooling

When Anne Arundel County announced its decision to extend virtual schooling through the first semester, many area families found themselves making difficult decisions about...

How Area Private Schools are Opening for Fall 2020

While most of Maryland's school districts are starting the 2020–2021 school year virtually, private schools are able to offer some in-person schooling or hybrid...

So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists local parents consider withdrawing from public school for the upcoming year and homeschooling their kids. When the COVID-19 pandemic first...

Monarch Academy Annapolis announces distance learning eschool for 2020-2021

Monarch Academy in Annapolis has announced that it will offer a blended distance learning option for the 2020-2021 school year and continuing as a...

How the School Closure Has Changed this Final Semester for AACPS Students

“Building the plane as we’re flying it.” That's how superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Dr. George Arlotto, has described the process of adapting...

Teacher Appreciation Week is Different During Lockdown

In a regular year, we as parents appreciate our children’s teachers. We know they love our kids and strive to make them better little...

Tune In To Meet the Student Finalists for the AA County School Board April 23 at 4 p.m.

The three finalists for the 2020-2021 Student Member of the Board of Education will participate in a debate at 4 p.m. on April 23....

Maryland Public Television Stations Launch At-Home-Learning

Maryland Public Television stations have announced the “At-Home Learning” initiative to help families whose children are learning from home during the coronavirus public health emergency. ...

Free Online Learning Resources

While you’re home with your kiddos trying to keep them entertained AND keep their brains working, you might have wondered once or twice how...

Quick Start: Getting on Google Classroom

Teachers across the state are gearing up their virtual classrooms on Google Classroom. Here's a quick tutorial on getting your kids up and running...

Minecraft Education Releases Free Education Pack

In an effort to help kids learn while at home during school closures, Microsoft and Mojang have released a dozen new worlds to explore...

Homeschool Scheduling Tips

The coronavirus has reshaped our daily lives for the time being. With schools closed families are looking for homeschooling advice and resources as they...

Government Employees Benefit Association Scholarship

The Government Employees’ Benefit Association (GEBA) has announced that the GEBA Scholarship Foundation will award up to $125,000 this year as part of its...

Global Community Citizenship

Principal Gina Davenport of Arundel High School in Gambrills always perceived the diverse culture on her campus to be a positive one, in which...

7 Ways to Teach Black History All Year Long

Each year my son (currently in 8th grade) comes home in the month of February and tells me that they learned about Harriet Tubman...

Preschool is for Play

With the internet offering a wealth of information and countless apps providing opportunities for enrichment and learning, technology has quickly established itself as a...
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Navigating the World of Telemedicine

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How Can Orthodontic Treatment Help You or Your Child?

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