Writing a Winning College Essay Tips for letting your story shine through (Family Features) For the more than 2 million students applying to colleges and universities, the task of essay writing can be a dreadful experience. Whether applying for admission or scholarships, many students find this part of the application process to be the […]
From backyard barbecues and trips to the beach to baseball games and swim meets, summer is all about family fun. It’s also an ideal time to slow down and incorporate a more mindful routine at home.
This season, prioritize a “less-is-more” lifestyle by making smart swaps, like using products with better ingredients, to simplify your life and create an even healthier home for your family. With these easy, helpful tips, you can arm yourself with the tools to spend more time focusing on family and fun.
You can spark your child’s imagination with reading, which allows playful creativity to take over and learning to ensue. Whether you, your child or someone else does the reading, there’s sure to be a memory produced, experience gained or knowledge added when there’s a favorite book or story involved. For more information on the importance of youth reading, visit rif.org.
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A roundup of news stories from Education Week, the Educational Newspaper of record.
This week’s links to EdWeek stories: First, testing data does not show a reduction in low performers except for science, and the ongoing search in states for teachers in an attempt to solve a teacher shortage. These are the highlights for this week’s Education Week summary.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — The Diocese of Burlington, this fall, hopes to become one of the first in the country to open a digital high school, where lectures, class discussions and homework largely take place in an online environment instead of a traditional bricks-and-mortar classroom.
Although online courses have long been available to Catholic home-school students, including some that go back to the 1990s, the idea of an accredited and diocesan-supported online Catholic school is quite new. The National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) said it is aware of the existence of just one other: the Archdiocese of Miami Virtual Catholic School.
Donald Trump, Micro Schools and the use of social media to recruit teachers are the stories we highlight from Education Week the week of February 1. Education Week, the nation’s education paper of record provides interesting stories about education each week.
National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is January 31 – February 6. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.