Game On! What Happens When Kindergarteners Play Board Games
The brainchild of founder Eva Moskowitz, Gamesday is new this year and happens at all Success Academy elementary schools every Wednesdays: Blokus in kindergarten, Monopoly in first and second grade, and Settlers of Catan in third and fourth grades.
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It As urban education landscapes grow more complex, families need help making sense of their public school options, both district and charter. To assist with this process, some cities have launched unified enrollment systems, providing a common timeline for procedures, common application materials, centralized mechanisms to match students to schools, and comprehensive information systems that explain the process and list participating schools. Roughly half a dozen cities have unified their enrollment systems and continue to refine them, with others starting to follow their lead This guide helps city education leaders better understand the benefits and costs of a fully unified enrollment system. It…
Our Favorite, Easy Hair Tips
Great hair doesn't require hours of work every day. Leave the hard lifting to us when you come in for your appointment. In between appointments, though, there are really easy, simple hair tips you can do to keep your hair happy and healthy.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
How Chicago's Best Restaurants Get Their Goat
“Everything that people do with pigs, we do all of that with goat,” says Chicago-based chef Stephanie Izard, who sources her meat from Kilgus Farmstead.
On The Shoulders of Giants: Tips for Aspiring Female Surgeons
Using history, personal experience, and a bit of tough love, Dr. Lisa Lattanzi inspires and prepares prospective female surgeons for their future careers.
5 Tips for Surviving Preschool
The preschool years are an exciting time for both parent and child. Between 3 and 5 years of age, children begin to develop their independence, form frie...
Why It's Great to Have a Stubborn Child
Science says you should want to raise a strong-willed kid
How to Treat What You Let Into Your Family
Jeff Voegtlin | Fairhaven Baptist Church and College