Home Education


A Checklist for Choosing Quality After-School Programs

With school back in session and summer camps over, as a working parent you might find yourself in need of reliable after-school care. As you...

5 Ways to Ensure a Successful School Year

Whether your kids are a few weeks or a few days into the new school year, it can, without a doubt, be a transitional...

Back to School Family Traditions

  The last few days of summer are busy with back-to-school shopping, fresh haircuts and meet-the-teacher events. Before we know it, it’s the night before...

Back to School- A Parent Prep Sheet

It’s almost time for parents to start thinking about the new school year. This can be an adjustment for everyone, from the kids who...

River of Time Museum Reopens to Families After Big Renovation

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Spring Break?

What Teachers Want Every Parent to Know About Helping Your Child with Homework

Knowing how to assist your child with homework can be a challenge. Donna Corsaro, a 7th grade teacher in the Higley Unified School District and...

San Tan Charter helps students catch up after COVID-19 disrupted learning

With many kids feeling the impacts after all the school changes last year, San Tan Charter in Gilbert is taking extra measures to ensure...

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....

MIM launches standards-based online learning collections for grades K-12

On Monday, Jan. 4, the Musical Instrument Museum will launch four standards-based video collections for Spring 2021, including three virtual field trips and one...

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.



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