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Post-pandemic education? Here’s how Grande Innovation Academy is excelling.

By using the technological advancements at our disposal, can we make learning more visual, fun, and collaborative?

Maricopa County Reads summer reading program runs June 1-Aug. 1

Maricopa County Reads is the free summer reading program intended to help stop "summer slide" — the term used to explain learning losses experienced...

How public schools are responding as “summer slide gives way to “pandemic slide”

Usually at this time of year, we would be writing about ways to prevent “summer slide” — the academic lapses typical of many students...

Is online education a good fit for our children?

SPONSORED POST: Path to Potential provides students with the best of both worlds: the flexibility of online school and after-school clubs, sports, and school events.

Does your child need tutoring? An assessment?

In 2020-21, parents got an eye-opening look at their child’s education. Teachers had to pivot instantaneously to a virtual classroom, keeping 25-30 kids engaged...

Project Cactus: Celebrate Young Learners!

In our classroom, we read many, many stories. Recently, I read The Three Little Javelinas, by Susan Lowell, which takes place in the desert....

20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529

“What is your dream job, and how do you plan on achieving it in the future?” Arizona fifth-graders who answer that question in essay...

YA author Suzanne Young to teach Changing Hands writing workshop for teens

Changing Hands Bookstore is launching a virtual writing workshop for teens ages 13-17, with the first four-session series beginning Friday, April 9. Sessions will be...

Educators: What did you learn during this pandemic year?

We asked Arizona educators what they learned from this challenging year of teaching remotely through a global pandemic and how it may have changed...

ASU Prep Digital sees 525 percent growth in enrollment in 2020

As the pandemic hit in spring 2020 and local schools scrambled to build online classrooms from scratch, ASU Prep Digital expanded its existing online...

Prepare your kids for AzM2 testing (yes, it’s still happening)

The window for AzM2 testing (version 2 of AzMERIT) starts next month, and many parents may be wondering, “WHY?” It might seem counterintuitive, or...

Pick up Smithsonian’s free kids activity guide at Arizona Heritage Center

Families, educators and caregivers can pick up free copies of the Smithsonian’s “Winter at Home” learning guide at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago...

Choosing a school?

A Special Advertising Section Looking for your child’s first school, transition school or simply a new learning environment? Here are some options to consider. Nine campuses...

Celebrating Dysart’s 100th Year of Excellence

Dysart Unified School District has come a long way since its beginning as a one-room schoolhouse. The district is celebrating its 100th year of educating the community.

High school students: Apply soon for Midwestern University’s healthcare career experiences

Application deadlines are looming for three popular Midwestern University programs designed to provide healthcare career experiences for Valley high school students. Virtual Arizona Regional...

Black History Month: What to do, read, and watch

Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976 to honor the accomplishments of Black people throughout American history. This year, the importance of Black History Month...

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