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Using Common Sense: Media literacy skills help kids navigate what’s true and what’s “fake news”

Parents are consuming a mountain of information from multiple media platforms as they follow news about COVID-19, protests following the death of George Floyd,...

77 percent of Arizona parents are “not at all confident” about sending kids to school Aug. 17

A little more than a month ago, we published the results of a poll showing that 55 percent of parents were "not at all...

Prepping from home: How to get your child kindergarten ready

Preparing for kindergarten? Me too! This year, I will begin my 12th year of teaching young children and will be heading back to the...

Tips to encourage summer reading

Summer is upon us, which means more free time for our kids. How can we encourage them to keep reading over the summer and...

Autism Academy works to keep its community connected

The Autism Academy is working to devise the best possible strategies to deliver online instruction to students on various ends of the autism spectrum.

Celebrating National Library Week — at home, online and in our hearts

April 19-25 is National Library Week, when libraries across the Valley would usually be hosting all sorts on on-site celebrations. This year is different.

Arizona public television launches educational broadcast schedule

Arizona PBS and Arizona Public Media are launching educational programming to support students "sheltering at home" to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: All Arizona public schools are closed through March 27

All Arizona public schools will be closed through Friday, March 27, in an effort to diminish the spread of coronavirus in our community.

6 tips for finding the right summer day camp

Make your summer camp research and selection process a little easier with these tips for finding a day camp that's a great fit for your family.

6 tips for choosing a quality early learning environment

I have dedicated 13 years of my career to building the brains of children and supporting their families here in the Valley. For many...

Black History Month: WORDS can change the WORLD

Well, this is awkward. I’m supposed to be recommending books for Black History Month, but I’m feeling pretty conflicted about the whole thing. It’s...

Essay contest: 20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529 toward a college savings plan

The Arizona 529 College Savings Program has launched its first-ever essay-writing contest for fifth-graders. Twenty winning essayists — one from each of Arizona’s 15...

Teens can apply now for the Arizona Education Department’s Student Advisory Council

Arizona students in grades 5-12 can apply to be members of the Arizona Department of Education's first Student Advisory Council. The deadline to apply...

Tutoring can lead to free tuition at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix

It’s not every day you hear that a full college scholarship is available for doing something you need to do anyway. Imagine getting 100 hours...

Kindergarten Bootcamp helps kids/parents with school readiness — and it fills up fast!

It’s not all about nap rugs, snack time, shoe-tying and finger-painting anymore. Kindergarten is tough. Seriously. Not quite “Game of Thrones,” but tough. Today’s...

8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of a milestone achievement in science --- the day America's Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon, and Astronaut...



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