This post is written and sponsored by our partners at Developing Minds Academy Preschool.Choosing a preschool for your child is one of the first major decisions you make as a parent. It can be stressful and overwhelming. Fortunately, Developing Minds Academy is here to help. Developing Minds Academy is a dual language English/Spanish preschool with […]
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This post was sponsored by our partners at New Way Academy and written by Katie Jillette. Is homework a nightly battle with your child? Students often struggle to complete independent work at home due to a variety of factors. Sustaining attention, avoiding distractions and mastering the material are all examples of possible struggles that students […]
A FREE event for families navigating school choice
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix
• Meet with representatives from nearly 75 Valley private, public and charter schools.
• Learn about alternative education choices, such as online schools.
• Discover tutoring services and other education resources that support learning.
• Receive a complimentary copy of “Schools, etc.” — the magazine’s comprehensive annual directory of K-12 schools and preschools in Greater Phoenix.
Enjoy a special guest appearance! The Phoenix Zoo is bringing a traveling dinosaur from its new exhibit, “Dinosaurs in the Desert.” The dino’s red-carpet appearance and selfie station will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. Plus: Register to win prizes, including Phoenix Zoo tickets, a Deluxe Dolphin Experience from Dolphinarius and more!
Education Fair AZ is sponsored by Legacy Traditional Schools, Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Basis Charter Schools, Great Hearts Academies, Rancho Solano Preparatory School and Calibre Academy.
For more information, visit educationfairaz.com
RAISING ARIZONA KIDS is committed to helping parents find local resources. That includes 27 years publishing RAK magazine, 14 years producing Camp Fair AZ and three years hosting Special Needs Resource Fair. This is the second annual Education Fair AZ event.
As a woman and a mother, the trending #MeToo hashtag is both eye opening and heartbreaking. So many women, so much pain. I am the mother of two young boys, ages 4 and 1, and I am bound and determined to have them grow up respecting themselves, respecting others and understanding boundaries. After our first […]
This post was written and sponsored by our partners at Phoenix Country Day School. They are offering a free storytime for children ages 3-5. Be sure to check it out!Join Phoenix Country Day School Pre-K Teachers for Storytime on Saturday, October 21st at 10am. I can reeeeeead!” Our four year old daughter, Charlotte, bounds into […]
I recently wrote a piece about the importance of validating children’s feelings in some of the most difficult moments. I truly believe emotional intelligence is one of the most important characteristics humans can possess, and it’s potentially one of the hardest to refine. Developing emotional intelligence in our children is no easy task, but it’s […]
Homework. We’ve all dreaded hearing the word come from the mouth of our teachers. Though some loved receiving an assignment that needed to be completed at home, others felt nothing but frustration. Homework is not something that is new in school. It’s common throughout all grades in elementary school, high school, and even college. However, […]
This post was written by Laura Keathley and sponsored by our partners at New Way Academy.At New Way, we strive to equip our students with the tools, experience and self-awareness to flourish. While every student has diverse strengths and areas of need, in my humble opinion, one of the greatest predictors of lifelong academic, professional, […]
This post was sponsored by our partners at Shops at Norterra.Norterra’s Earn and Learn Program A Vehicle for Parents to Pay it Forward Parents in North Phoenix have a unique opportunity to financially help the schools their kids attend, thanks to The Shops at Norterra. In August, Norterra launched its annual Earn and Learn school rewards […]
This post was written and sponsored by our partners at New Way Academy. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with them and this post is the perfect place to start, in honor of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.Turn It Up! When my son hit the scene he came in with a bang and blew my […]
This post was sponsored by Raising Arizona Kids Magazine.School choice for your child is a huge decision, whether it be their first school or their next school. Some of us get lucky. We stumble into schools that end up being a perfectly fine fit for our own kiddos by following the lead of friends and family […]
This post was written by Marion Wiener and sponsored by our partners at Children’s Museum of Phoenix. I have a great memory. It served me well when I was in school, since I could memorize whole sheets of notes and get straight A’s on all my tests. I don’t use the memorization tactic as much […]
With Sweet R in preschool 2 days a week, I am starting to get familiar with how the next 20+ years are going to go…. I LOVE seeing how much each day. There are already little cliques and groups and she has her friends that she talks about long after we leave the school […]