Education

It’s a fine line to maneuver between being involved in your child’s school education and smothering them by trying to smooth over every little problem they encounter or pushing them to excel at every academic endeavor.
(StatePoint) November 8 is National STEM Day and an excellent opportunity to encourage your child to embrace science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education both inside and outside of the classroom.
Thinking about college? You already have the discipline it takes to pursue higher education. From big universities to small colleges, you have plenty of options and each has something unique to offer.
A military background brings with it an ability to collaborate, problem-solve and thrive under pressure, making veterans well-positioned to take on leadership roles in the corporate world.
It’s time to explore a new career, but what do you do first? Matching your interests, skills and goals while pursuing an occupation compatible with your mobile military life is easier than you think. Here are a few steps that will help you research and define your career path.
Only about 20% of high school students have a job, while a whopping 69.7% of students enroll in college upon graduation. For the 20% of high school students who have already entered the workforce, applying for college may seem eerily familiar to you because you’ve applied for jobs before.
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!
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.
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. 
You want to do the best you can for your child’s development. Wouldn’t it be a relief to go to work knowing your little one will be in good hands?
Before I even stepped foot in Germany, one of the first things my friends told me about are the flea markets, "Flohmarkt." I had visions of Goodwill or Salvation Army stores in my head, so I really didn’t understand what the excitement was about.
(StatePoint) With the days growing shorter and the weather getting cooler, it’s easy to fall into a rut during the fall season. Here’s how the latest technology can support your efforts to keep your mind and body active in the months ahead.
Being stationed abroad doesn’t mean you have to put your education on hold. You can continue your studies through DOD contracted schools for service members and their dependents with a variety of options to fit your lifestyle.