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How Gen Z Learns: It’s More Self-Paced and Collaborative Than Ever

They're roughly ages 5-24 — and their classrooms are very different from those of their millennial and Gen X parents. Find out more about how Gen. Z learns.

Preschool Primer for Finding a School, Preparing and More

Ready to send your little guy or gal to preschool in fall of 2020? Two local experts offer their best advice for planning your child's preschool experience.

Out With the Old: How Education Changes Over Time

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about how she used to learn, how other generations learn and how education changes over time.

STEAM + Learning Fair

Metro Parent's Education Expo is now the STEAM + Learning Fair! On Sept. 28, 2019, the event had great educational resources and plenty of STEAM activities.

Nature Experiences in School Sow the Seeds of Learning

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses the nature experiences she had in elementary school and why similar hands-on learning could benefit kids today.

2019 Living With Autism Workshop: Session Notes

Thank you for attending the 2019 Living With Autism Workshop on April 5 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy! Below are links to the...

Are You Too Involved in Your Kid’s Homework?

Being too involved in kids' homework is a common parent misstep that could do more harm than good. Here are five reasons to take a more hands-off approach.

Jametta Lilly With Detroit Parent Network on Empowering Parents

Want to have a more active role in your child's education? Jametta Lilly, the CEO of the Detroit Parent Network, offers advice for parents in metro Detroit.

The Benefits of Technology in Early Childhood Education

When it comes to technology, parents are often in one of two camps: They embrace it – or they're skeptical of it. Especially when...

Is Your Kid’s School on Track? Michigan Parent Portal Shows Test Results, Expulsions and More

Find out how you can use the Michigan Parent Portal to monitor your kids' school.

Our Best Educational Advice for Parents

We asked some local educational experts what they wished every parent knew to help their kids reach their full potential. Here are the top tips they had to share.

Education Expo 2018

Metro Parent's Education Expo takes place every fall. Bringing together parents, kids, schools and educational resources, it's been a favorite of Metro Parent's community members for years.
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Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Freebies for Vaccinated People in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These spots offering free items or discounts to people who can prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.