Articles in Education

Textbooks, Technology, and Testing

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New schools, new teachers, and new friends are often at the forefront of a student’s mind come the end of summer. The month of August may fill students and parents with apprehension over the changes a new school year brings, but recent trends in East... Read full article

Above-average Mind, Average-Sized Body: The Socio-emotional Perils of the Gifted Kid

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Most parents are overjoyed to find out their child is gifted—and come on, who doesn’t want to hear that she’s the mom of a super-genius whiz kid? But, actually raising that whiz kid? That’s a completely different matter. Despite the high test scores ... Read full article

The Right Environment for Gifted and Talented Children

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When parents suspect their children are gifted or talented, the search begins for finding the right educational environment that will help their children reach their full potential. ... Read full article

Benefits Of Private School

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With the continuing need for education to provide alternative instruction and opportunities, many parents find private schools to be the answer in providing choices. ... Read full article

Is it Classroom Creativity or Classroom Clutter?

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As Emma’s teacher goes over the lesson for the day, Emma sits quietly at her desk and seems to be listening intently. But, Emma’s eyes are wandering. From the bulletin boards to the glass windows and every available space on the wall, Emma is seeing ... Read full article

Starting School Chaos-Free

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I can already hear them: the sounds of screeching school buses filled with our children, school bells ringing in the beginnings and the ends, and quiet houses during daytimes once again—for school days are finally here. ... Read full article

Streamline the Back-To-School Paper Chase

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If you have multiple kids, you’d better act fast before a torrent of paper takes over an entire room in your home. It’s only a matter of time before papers come reminding you of their predecessors, which you forgot to sign and return. ... Read full article

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