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Photo courtesy of The Avery Coonley School in Downers Grove

While traditional instruction is still valuable in the classroom, giving students freedom to explore learning in other ways better prepare them for life outside of the classroom more

Feb 8, 2016 4:52 PM Education & Workshops

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Photo courtesy of The Catherine Cook School in Chicago

Chicago area parents are lucky because they have so many choices when it comes to picking a school for their child. more

Feb 8, 2016 4:37 PM Education & Workshops

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Photo courtesy of Intercultural Montessori Language School, Oak Park

Want your child to develop critical thinking and better problem-solving skills? Make sure they get exposed to the arts in school more

Feb 8, 2016 4:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Baker Demonstration School

Kids aren't just learning to color and count these days before kindergarten; they are actually learning lessons they'll use the rest of their lives more

Feb 1, 2016 3:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Alexis Staryk Photography

Parents shouldn't be afraid to ask a lot of questions when trying to find the school that best fits their child more

Feb 1, 2016 3:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of St. Josaphat School

School experts share their thoughts and tips to take the stress out of the test more

Feb 1, 2016 3:34 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Schools are incorporating technology in ways that might surprise you more

Jan 22, 2016 10:32 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Northside Catholic Academy

To meet their students' needs, some of the area's top schools go above and beyond the basics more

Jan 22, 2016 10:20 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of The Latin School

School experts weigh in with tips on how to help your kids thrive in and out of school more

Jan 22, 2016 10:09 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Lincoln Park Preschool

Giving kids a good start on learning can set them up for success for the rest of their lives. more

Jan 14, 2016 4:59 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of The Frances Xavier Warde School

Some independent schools are helping their students do good locally and globally. Why it matters. more

Jan 4, 2016 4:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Gems World Academy-Chicago

Picking the right high school for your child starts earlier than you think. more

Jan 4, 2016 4:02 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Brain research is helping schools better teach students while also building students' executive function skills that will last the rest of their lives. more

Jan 4, 2016 2:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Photo courtesy of Quest Academy

Schools are turning away from punishment to get good behavior. Instead the focus is on making good choices. more

Jan 4, 2016 2:26 PM Chicago Parent Archives