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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.

What is School of Choice and How Does it Work in Michigan?

Have you heard this phrase before and wondered, 'What is school of choice?' Read this explainer on Michigan school of choice and how it works.

The Many Benefits of a Classical Education

Stephanie Kooiker from Ivywood Classical Academy shares how moral and intellectual leadership stems from a rigorous liberal arts and sciences education.

How a Community With Character Initiative Cultivates Lifelong Skills

At Livonia Public Schools, students and staff deepen their interpersonal skills while achieving academic excellence. Learn why this matters.

The Measurable Difference of a Montessori Education

How does a school nurture socially aware, responsible children who are engaged in their learning environment? Dr. Alan Carter of Creative Montessori Academy in Southgate shares some basics about the Montessori educational philosophy.

Developing Positive Bonds in High School

A recent study out of Korea found that developing healthy relationships and positive bonds in high school is more important than ever.

Study Says Trees Help Sixth Graders Do Better in School

A recent study out of Illinois found that an abundance of trees helps sixth graders do better in school, which is a really important find during the pandemic.

Detroit School gets J Dilla Music Grant

The Save the Music Foundation's J Dilla music grant will provide the school with production equipment, musical instruments and more.

At-Home Picture Day Ideas

Did your child miss out on school picture day this year? Take a photo to remember with these fun at-home picture day ideas.

An Overwhelmed Parent’s Guide to ‘Homeschooling’

Michigan’s schools are closing down again, and many districts expect students to keep learning from home. Here's a practical guide to homeschooling your kids.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? 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.

Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

Here’s everything you need to know about making your yearly trip to America's Rockin' Roller Coast in 2021.

12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

A lot's changed since you ran with your friend crew. Research now finds 12 distinct high school cliques. Learn about them and where they rank in the hierarchy.