Grammar school – beyond teaching to the test

We all remember what it was like back in school, sitting on the edge of the seat, waiting for the teacher to hand out "the test." Read...

 

Preschool education:

Today’s parents have a dizzying array of options when it comes to thinking about preschool for their children.  Read...

 

Education curriculum of the future

<p>Today&rsquo;s parents remember a much different classroom than the one in which their kids are learning today. </p> Read...

 

Jan. 10, 2008

Get out and play. Score a slam dunk with your family this weekend as you visit the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont, to see the Harlem Globetrotters. For 82 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have been touring the world demonstrating their extraordinary basketball skills. You won&rsquo;t just see dribbling and bouncing from the Globetrotters, known for their dunking and ball juggling, during their &ldquo;Magic as Ever&rdquo; World Tour. At the end of each game, fans big and small will have a chance to get autographs from their favorite players. Read...

 

Jan. 3, 2008

Get out and play. Build rockets and explore the galaxy with your family at the Adler Planetarium, located at 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, today through Saturday during Adler Winter Family Week. The rockets you build might not take off for true galaxy exploration, but your imaginations surely will.  Read...

 

Boys’ turn to save the world

Tom Golden has a best friend, Grey Arthur, who is a ghost. What more could any kid want? Read...

 

Fred’s music exchange

F<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">irst of all, thank you for responding to my request in November&rsquo;s column to let me know what music you are listening to with your children.</font> Read...

 

Celebrating snow

Now that it is officially winter, snowmen become a part of everyday life. We see them in front of houses, in stores and on TV. Read...

 

This month’s recalls for lead and more

Children&rsquo;s wood storage racks<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"> by Jetmax International are recalled because the racks can tip over, which can entrap and suffocate young children. </font> Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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