Education

 

Summer can be a time for fun, but it also means kids often forget a lot of what they've learned in school. We've got 15 tips from teachers to head off summer brain drain.

Middle School Madness

Middle school can be tough on both parents and kids. Here are some tips to help.  Read more...

Hip kids fashion

If you've been dreading the back-to-school clothes-shopping spree, don't fret.  Read more...

Best back-to-school products

Check out our favorite items that will help your child make the grade.  Read more...
 

Best educational apps for Chicago kids

Need help finding the right educational app for your preschooler? We've got some tips to get you started. Read...

 

15 practical tips from Chicago teachers to avoid summer learning loss

Summer can be a time for fun, but it also means kids often forget a lot of what they've learned in school. We've got 15 tips from teachers to head off summer brain drain. Read...

 

Put technology to work to help Chicago kids discover the world around them

Technology can be used to help kids do everything from map the skies to creating their own digital scrapbook. Here are 5 ideas to bring out the natural curiosity in your child. Read...

 

Creative ideas for fundraisers at your kid's school

Chicago area schools share some of their fundraising success stories. Read...

 

Tips for parents of college-bound students

If you are a parent of a child headed to high school or college, you probably have a list of questions already formulating in your head: Which school is right for us? How do I make sure my child is academically and socially prepared? Are all these honor classes really worth it? Read...

 

Focus on nutrition boosts grades, students’ health in Chicago and suburbs

More and more schools are realizing the importance of school meal programs and are changing to meet kids' needs. Read...

 

Schools teaching tech-savvy kids digital literacy

The Common Core Curriculum Standards identify digital literacy and research as important components of a strong curriculum so Chicago area schools are exploring a variety of approaches when it comes to teaching digital literacy. Read...

 

Chicago area faith-based schools teach beyond the books

As teachers at many public schools frantically teach through the fast-paced curriculums of subjects such as math and science, the staff at faith-based schools throughout the area are realizing the need to teach their students more. Read...

 

Schools teach to a wide range of learning styles

Chicago area schools know that approaching a student as an individual is key to accommodating various learning styles. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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