At Colorado’s International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, whole-world perspective enriches the whole child.
Back in the Groove : Tips on Returning to the Classroom
As schools prepare to receive students for a fresh start to learning, there are several ways parents can help their kids tap into their unique learning rhythm.
Fun Tips for Building Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness
Summer solstice has passed, and you know that means: it’s time for back-to-school. As a parent, there is a lot you can do between now and the first day of school to help set them up for a strong, comfortable transition and year.
Super Simple Ways Kids Can Help Conserve Energy
Here are some easy ways kids can do their part and help keep your energy costs down at home, courtesy of Longmont Power & Communication.
A Welcoming Environment for Kids on Autism Spectrum
The staff at Temple Grandin School use a socio-academic approach that blends a social lens with an academic lens to foster comprehensive learning.
Local Nonprofits Fill in the Gaps for Students, Families
Local nonprofits are filling in the gaps to make sure students get the resources they need for school and life success.
A Mindful Mission: Social-Emotional Learning in Schools and Beyond
Studies show that when students are more emotionally grounded and supported, they are able to engage more effectively with their learning. That’s the charge behind social-emotional learning (SEL), rolling out in academic and after-school programs around the country.
Religious Schools Offer Impressive Educational Opportunities for Students of All Faiths
While the decision to pursue a faith-based education often stems from a family’s existing belief system, some families choose religious schools because of their high quality, academic rigor, small student-teacher ratios, and commitment to parental involvement.
Science and Tech: Opens the World to Students
With increased access to equipment, curriculum and online availability, students are being provided with more tools than ever before to help them answer why the world works the way it does.
Untold Story: How Waldorf Education Prepares Students for the Online World
Joshua Berman has been teaching Cyber Civics at Shining Mountain Waldorf School for two years and the response from students and parents is thick with appreciation that we are helping students learn these skills.
Q&A: Classical Education: A Renaissance in Public Education
To learn more about Classical Education and its benefits to children, we reached out to Joseph R. Mehsling, executive director at Twin Peaks Classical Academy in Longmont and Brigette Modglin, founding family member and board member at Summit Classical Academy in Broomfield.
Montessori Method and Child Development
We checked in with Harry Donahue, Head of School at Mountain Shadows Montessori School in Boulder, to properly understand the origins of Montessori and why it’s such a benefit to the kids in that learning environment.
Back to School Shoes : Style & Comfort
With the kids going back to school, it’s time to purchase new school shoes. Here’s some awesome options from Brown’s Shoe Fit in Longmont.
Helping Kids Stay Cool, Calm and Collected
Whether your child is exposed to the news of yet another school shooting, is entering a transition year — such as going to kindergarten, middle school, or high school — or is just nervous about starting a new school year, it’s more important than ever to support them with coping skills.
Child Find Offers Resources for Families to Intervene in Early Childhood
If a parent believes a child has any sort of learning or educational disability they can set up a free evaluation by the Child Find Team to determine if they qualify for services.