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Unlikely heroes teach kids about kindness in ‘The Adventures of Phatty and Payaso’

Autism: Marie Unanue’s book stars an autistic boy and his animal friends and sets out to teach kids important character skills and how to be kind. Read more…

How much homework help is too much?

Homework: What’s the right amount of parent assistance when your child is stumped by homework? Read more…

Pros and cons of homeschooling kids with special needs

Schooling: Important benefits and drawbacks to think about if your are considering homeschooling your child with special needs. Read more…
Finance: The hip-hop artist and college-planning company stopped in Queens as part of a national tour to tell students about the importance of financial literacy and invite them to apply for Sallie Mae’s scholarship. Read more…

Introducing studying techniques to first-time test-taker

Tips from a Teacher: Here are some tips to teach study skills to elementary-aged children. Read more…
Hot Topics: If you’re choosing a program for your child to experience the best of Jewish values and tradition, here are real-life skills schools should have on offer. Read more…

Tips to help children — and parents — have a productive school year

Homework: Set your child — and yourself — up for success this year with a supportive learning environment at home. Read more…
Homework: Help your child develop essential homework skills to become an independent, responsible learner. Read more…

How to prepare your child to be the new kid in school

Friendship: Being the new kid doesn’t have to be scary and anxiety inducing. Read more…
Raising Boys: This Manhattan mom, daughter of the business wunderkind Reginald F. Lewis, started the program to teach black and Latino young men coding and technology. Read more…

Another summer ending and school year beginning

Letter from the Publisher: Be sure to read all of our great articles to help your family settle into the new school year. Read more…

‘I Can Do That!’ books enourage independence and creativity

Toddlers: From erasable art to origami to stickers, these books encourage little minds’ imagination. Read more…

Creative problem solving: Education reform to prepare students for future challenges

Hot Topics: Educators and parents face an enormous challenge today in preparing present and upcoming generations for a rapidly changing and highly unpredictable future. Read more…
Family Values: Assisting in your child’s classroom will help your student as much as his teacher. Read more…

Operation Backpack’s back-to-school backpack drive underway

The initiative is making sure that, come September, every child living in a New York City shelter who needs one, gets a brand-new backpack filled with school supplies. Read more…

Finding the perfect preschool

Finding the perfect preschool

Child Development: A step-by-step guide to finding the right fit for you and your child. Read more…
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