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Local Schools Going Green

From environmental science programs to building renovations that use eco-friendly materials, it’s not hard to find local schools carrying out successful green initiatives. Here’s...

Homework Responsibility for Children

Maggie complained, “I don’t know how to do this math homework,” after bargaining with her mother, Edna, that she would get to work after...

Transition into Middle School

During the elementary school years most children are in a self-contained classroom — one room where they are taught most of their subjects. They...

Help for a Child With Learning Disabilities

It may be a surprise, or even a shock, when your child’s teacher reports he is having learning problems in the classroom. Learning disabilities...

School Year Resolutions

To a child, the real New Year starts with the first day of school. This fall, why not use this to your advantage and...

Attack of the Supersized Comic Book

The multi-paged comics called ‘graphic novels’ have escaped the dime store, and they’re headed for your bookstore, your living room, and KA-BOOM! Even your...

The Good & Bad of Backpacks

From the time your four-year-old walks into preschool with his action hero backpack, schoolbags become part of your child’s life. On one hand, they...

Questions Preschool Directors Wish Parents Would Ask

  When searching for a preschool, some parents aren’t sure what questions to ask. Here are some tips from preschool directors themselves about the...

10 Test-Taking Tips

Even after plenty of preparation and practice, students - and their scores - can benefit from basic test-taking strategies and stress reduction techniques“There is...

Newspapers in Education

Parents: Newspapers are likely to be used in your children’s classroom sometime this month, especially during the week of March 5 through 9, which...

Applying to College Does Not Have to Be Overwhelming

The college application process is less stressful when students set their sights on schools that are right for them.Stress. Anxiety. Passion. Dishonesty. Anger. These...

Mindful for Maryland State Assessments

Are you new to the MSA? If you’re not exactly sure what that is, then welcome to Maryland State Assessment 101. The Maryland State...

How to… Make the Most from Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Denise Yearian At the start of every school year, parents enter into an alliance that greatly affects the children’s academic success. Though the...

How-To… Spot 10 Signs of a Great Preschool

If your child is between the ages of 3 and 6 and attends a childcare center, preschool or kindergarten program, the National Association for...

Preventing Plagiarism From the Internet

By Carolyn JabsWhen kids go back to school, parents must think about desk supplies, new shoes, bus schedules … and plagiarism. Plagiarism? Yes. The...

Selling for Schools

Local parents and school kids say there’s no fun in fundraising. By Joyce Heid Once the school year has begun, it won’t take long...

Choosing the Perfect Preschool

When it comes to child care and preschool selection, thorough research is critical. By Kayleigh Kulp Liz Annis knew from the time her now...

Is Private School for You?

Understanding Your Child’s Educational Options Living in the greater Annapolis area, deciding where to educate your child can feel confusing and overwhelming. Your child...

Six Bright Ideas for Back-to-School

Does your child have a hard time getting back into the swing of school after the summer months? These tips from Michele LoBosco, veteran...

No Paintbrush Left Behind

What are our local schools doing to keep the arts alive? By Jennifer Murphy When the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act was instituted...
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