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COVID-19 Outbreaks at Michigan Schools

The state of Michigan is tracking outbreaks at our schools and colleges. Here are the latest COVID outbreaks at schools in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

10 Tips for Digital At-Home Learning During COVID-19

Nonprofit Children and Screens has advice on how to navigate the new realities of digital at-home learning for their kids during the coronavirus crisis.

The 24 Books Kids Should Read Before Leaving Elementary School

Get a list of board books, early readers and chapter books that all elementary-aged kids should read before moving on to middle school.

How to Raise a Reader

Ready to Read Michigan offers five easy ways to help your child develop a love of reading at an early age.

Reading Rocks: Good Things Happen When Nature and Books Collide

Story Trails around metro Detroit and Ann Arbor are a creative way to read a story with your kids. Here are some great options for you and your family.

Reading Rocks: For the Love of Literacy

Learn how Dr. Curtis Ivery, Wayne County Community College District Chancellor, and wife Ola Ivery, have become Detroit's reading champions

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.

Early Learning Success at Farmington Public Schools

At the new Farmington Early Childhood Center, students thrive in a diverse and inclusive environment that focuses on social-emotional development for lifelong success.

Top Public Middle Schools in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Which schools in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties made the list of top public middle schools in Michigan, according to Niche? Read on to find out if your kid's school scored in the A-range.

How to Challenge Your Child When School’s Too Easy

Is your child having too easy a time with school? Challenge them with these 11 ideas including board games, community service and writing during their free time.

How Important Is Preschool Right Now?

In the bigger picture, a strange pandemic year may not impact the older student so much. But preschoolers absolutely should not miss out. Learn how your child can benefit from a local Great Start Readiness Program.

Strength Comes From Belonging to a Caring Community

Belonging to a family that cares is more than just a good feeling, it's critically important for lifelong success. Learn how Ypsilanti Community Schools lives this every day.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

What’s Happening at Cedar Point in 2020?

Cedar Point has reopened for the 2020 season. Here's what you need to know about visiting the park this year.

Toddler Getting Out of Bed Repeatedly? Here’s How to Stop It

If you're a parent with the issue of a toddler getting out of bed repeatedly, you know the pain (and exhaustion). Learn what's going on and what to do.
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