Education

Growing up as a military kid, you develop a love-hate relationship with moving so frequently. As you get older, it is easy to say that you’ve moved enough and you’re tired of it. Going to university is a perfect excuse to say you’ll be settling down for a solid four years.
Still struggling with the German language? Plenty of apps exist to help you patch your way through sticky situations by translating text or speech between languages (Google Translate, iTranslate).
(StatePoint) As we head into a new year, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays. However, the new year is always a great time for a reset, so alongside those new devices, consider adopting some new digital habits.
Want to take playtime up a notch at your house? Consider offering kids opportunities to explore their creativity, support STEM learning, and pick up important skills through hands-on
experiences.
Children are spending more time online due to social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
(StatePoint) For deployed service members who are also parents, being away from their kids is often the hardest part of the job.
When my husband told me that we’d just received orders to Germany – I was thrilled! I am a 5th-generation Deutschlander and I couldn’t wait to start learning some German.
(StatePoint) American families have a special opportunity right now to make an impact.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
When having my daughter, I had a relatively uncomplicated labor and delivery. The first two weeks felt pretty typical. We had some issues with breastfeeding and weight gain, but a wonderful lactation consultant at our hospital helped us get through those.
If you have pre K-12 children, you most likely want to feel a connection with your children's school. You want to know the teachers; understand what's going on in class; and know how to interpret the art projects involving macaroni and glue, which is an interpretation of a Picasso painting.
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!
My story doesn’t begin at college day one, mother saying goodbye in the dorm, classes in two days. Instead it starts earlier than that, in 7th grade drama class at my DODEA high school in Heidelberg, Germany.
(StatePoint) Recently made public internal research from Facebook reveals that its photo-sharing app Instagram can have harmful impacts on young users, particularly girls. Many in the U.S. and U.K.
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.
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) celebrates its 75th anniversary during the 2021-2022 School Year, continuing a tradition of excellence in education that began on October 14, 1946.