Education

Young Authors & Illustrators Winners 2010

Meet the talented southeast Michigan kids in grades 1-8 who took home the top prizes in Metro Parent's 11th annual event!

I Hate Papers!

There was a day I could keep up with the papers coming in and going out of my family's house. Not anymore!
Finding a school checklist

Finding a New School Checklist

Looking for a new public, charter or private option for your child? The eight steps on our finding a school checklist can help you make the right choice.

I Love My Kids' Teachers

Whenever I think I'm having a tough day with my little darlings, I just imagine what it must be like juggling 25 kids every week day!

Creating a Homework Environment

Here are eight simple ways to create a homework environment for your kids to study in at home that will help them find school success.

Boosting Interest in Social Studies

How can you nurture a budding historian? Here are a few ways to build on kids' curiosity for the subject.

Time for a Tutor?

Determine whether your struggling student just needs a boost or if an underlying issue could be cause for added help.

I Love My Kids' After-school Activities

Watching her daughters dancing, doing gymnastics and ice skating has been an unexpected lesson for this local mom.

Stumped by Story Problems?

Try this four-step solution to help coach frustrated students through these tricky math problems.

Kid-Friendly Classic Books

Want to build a bookworm? Here are six books, for kids from babies to tweens, to make reading enjoyable.

Free School Lunch

Is your child eligible for federally funded free or a reduced-cost lunch? Find out with this information.

Perfectionism and Learning

Could fear of making mistakes be hurting your child's ability to learn? Discover the perils of perfectionism and how to help.