Posts Tagged: education

Homeschooling 101: Deciding if it’s Right For You

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You accompany your kids to a casual play date with the kids next door. The mom turns to you and says, “So, I’ve decided I’m going to homeschool!” You say, “Wow that’s great!” At that moment, so many questions pop into your head: “Why?” or, “Should I do that, too?” Homeschooling has become so popular… Read more »

Choosing the Right After-School Program

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Scouts, drama, chess, choir, art club, martial arts, cheerleading, gymnastics, marching band, dance, engineering club, swim team, video gaming club — phew! That’s a lot of stuff! And those are just a few of the activities kids can get involved in! Getting your child involved in after-school activities is important for his social and emotional… Read more »

Adventures Await Kindergartners

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  Sponsored by Bethany School     Kindergarten teachers understand that little kids get squirmy and have loads of energy, so at Bethany School a kindergarten day has to include lots of, well, flexibility. “Instead of ‘High School Musical,’ it’s ‘Kindergarten Musical!’” says Karen Gately, a kindergarten teacher at Bethany School, a private school for… Read more »

Spanish Immersion at La Casita

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It’s best to teach foreign languages to children when they’re young — from birth to ages 10 or 12, research shows.  La Casita Learning Center, located at 5641 Union Centre Dr. in West Chester, offers a Spanish immersion preschool program for ages 30 months through 5 years.  The curriculum aims to make children fluent in… Read more »

A Bright Tomorrow With Cincinnati Public Schools

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Parents often ask their kids what they want to be when they grow up, but Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) takes that question very seriously. A new initiative called My Tomorrow tackles the task of preparing high schoolers for what happens after they graduate. With a mix of rigorous academics, technology support, and strong relationships with adult… Read more »

New Home for Union Pointe Academy

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Last year, we introduced readers to a new school in Northern Kentucky, the Union Pointe Academy.  It’s already grown and has moved into a new home at the Florence Baptist Church (642 Mt. Zion Road, Florence), just off the Mt. Zion Road exit from I-75.  The co-ed, private school is open to grades 1 –… Read more »

The Magic of Montessori

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A Montessori education brings independence, confidence, curiosity and an eagerness to learn. Is this unique option right for your child?

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