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Thursday, December 13, 2018

What Colleges are Looking For In DC-Area Applicants

I’m usually skeptical of college rankings, but there’s a new one out that’s worth paying attention to. In May, the Independent Educational Consultants Association...

For Young Robotics Students, STEM Becomes Hands On

When a member of Payne Elementary School’s Robotics Club couldn’t attend the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, 5th grader Makaya Cox was asked to...

Environmental Initiatives

Seaton Elementary School (1503 10 St. NW) Principal Suzanne Peters says adding an environmental education plan for fourth graders was an important contribution —...

Meet Six New Ward 6 Principals

In the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year, Ward 6 will welcome twice as many new principals to its schools as it did the year previous....

Amidon-Bowen Holds Its First Soiree

Despite a downpour, parents and friends of the Amidon Bowen elementary school, located on I Street SW, celebrated their first, annual Soiree. Inside the...

The Advantages of a STEM Program

STEM education programming is a comprehensive approach to learning. It focuses on the four subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The concept has...

The Advantages of Single-Gender Schools

Single-gender education, the teaching of male or female students in separate classes or schools, was common in the United States until the twentieth century....

How Low Should I Fly My Helicopter

Modern parenting gets more complicated every day. Keeping tabs on your child physically is no longer enough; you also need to know where they...

How to Choose a Summer Camp

Summer camp is a time to build memories – a place for kids to wile away the summer hours but also a time to...

Attend the J.O. Wilson Summer Camp Fair

The weather is crisp and the scent of pine needles is in the air. But summer camp registration begins as early as the end...