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The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

School gym class offers a mental break from academics, team-building skills and exercise for screen-obsessed kids. So why is phys ed being dialed down at local schools?

April 2014
Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out Yoga for Detroit Kids

Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out Yoga for Detroit Kids

These school programs immerse elementary children in 10 weeks of fitness and nutrition training and a special practice to keep them mentally centered.

March 2014
Tips For Teaching Kids Their Colors

Tips For Teaching Kids Their Colors

Want to make sure your child learns his colors? Here are seven ways to make them learn their hues.

February 2014
How To Stop Your Child From Procrastinating

How To Stop Your Child From Procrastinating

Noticed your child has a habit of putting things off? Here are five tips to stop procrastination.

February 2014
Using The 'Flipped' Classroom Model In School

Using The 'Flipped' Classroom Model In School

A once suffering Macomb County high school now uses something called the flipped method of teaching, and it's been working. Could it improve other schools?

February 2014
Brain Games: Do They Really Make Kids Smarter?

Brain Games: Do They Really Make Kids Smarter?

It sounds like a great idea: a game to exercise the mind. But, do these games pay off and actually increase a child's intelligence? Experts give insights into these games and if they really work.

February 2014
How You Can Boost Your Child's Intelligence

How You Can Boost Your Child's Intelligence

It's not guaranteed that brain games will help boost your child's intelligence, but here are a few things parents can do to help kids stay sharp.

February 2014
Getting Girls Interested in Science

Getting Girls Interested in Science

Forget the notion that girls just aren't that naturally interested in STEM. Turns out our culture might be turning them off before they even get a chance to understand and enjoy scientific subjects.

February 2014
Detroit Public Schools Instructional Specialist Creates Fun Writing Program

Detroit Public Schools Instructional Specialist Creates Fun Writing Program

This teacher turned instructional specialist helps students improve their writing skills through a program she created at Detroit's Davison Elementary-Middle School.

September 2013
Detroit Public Schools Student Camera Edgar

Detroit Public Schools Student Camera Edgar

This 16-year-old moved to a new city and new school – but thanks to guidance from her teachers at Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine, she is a top student with a bright future.

September 2013
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