Education

(StatePoint) Last year, when the pandemic suddenly shut down our everyday lives and for many of us, pushed them into tiny, isolated spaces, we had to adapt.
When school is out for the summer, thinking of creative ways to entertain children isn’t always easy, but not every parent wants their kid watching hours of cartoons every day. Use this as a guide to grab your kid’s interest this summer.
Congratulations! Your teenager has been accepted to their college of choice — that’s a weight off of everyone’s shoulders. But now, the hard part: helping them prep for living independently, and overcoming the emotional hurdle of letting them go.
Whether you are a military spouse seeking to go to school (or go back to school), a service member ready to use the GI Bill or take some classes for your next promotion or a parent ready to send your children off to school, college is expensive, and everyone can use some extra money to ease those
When it comes to showing teachers appreciation for all that they do, a personal gift is always appreciated. However, sometimes what they really want is the proper tools to help them in the classroom.
(StatePoint) What do budgeting monthly expenses, being a sports fan and following a recipe have in common? All these activities employ math. Unfortunately, it is common for students to struggle with math classes because they don’t see how the subject will matter in their everyday lives.
If you have school-age children, you are probably one of the many parents facing the challenge of educating your kids at home.
One way for students to avoid the summer brain drain is to read. Super nerdy Amanda as a kid loved getting lost in a good book, especially anything by Roald Dahl or Bill Wallace.
(StatePoint) Want to encourage kids to move more? The latest technology, gear and apps are helping make movement and exercise fun. Here’s how:
Fall in Europe is beautiful. Cool, crisp mornings, leaves turning brilliant shades of copper and burgundy, and of course, plenty of football. Not just American football, but European as well. European football (or soccer in the States) has plenty of drama and theatrics.
I still read to my 10-year-old son almost every night. It’s not that he’s unable to read to himself. In fact, his reading skills have always been above average for his age and grade.
With the right games, toys and activities on-hand, playtime can pull double duty, being an opportunity both to have fun and help kids reach important milestones.
To build the following skills, consider incorporating the following ideas into your child’s playtime:
Military life is such a transient one. We move every three to five years, which sometimes leaves spouses looking for a new job just as often. This can be extremely challenging!
Children are never too young to learn the importance of sustainability or begin adopting eco-friendly habits. Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a great time to get started, and experts say it all starts with playtime.