How Ballet Academy East's Darla Hoover Can Spot a Future Ballerina
You can take the dancer out of Balanchine, but you can't take the Balanchine out of the dancer—or at least, that's Darla Hoover's experience. As artistic director of Ballet Academy East's pre-professional division, following an 11-year career with New York City Ballet, she readily recognizes that as...
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How Khan Academy’s Founder Designs a Brick and Mortar School for Kids
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick-and-mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
How suburban schools get kids ready for kindergarten
Gone are the days when knowing your ABCs and how to count from one to 10 was enough preparation for kindergarten. Educators say children not only are lacking basic reading and math skills but also the social/emotional skills needed. "Kindergarten readiness starts at birth," said Stephanie Farrelly, principal of the Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
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Raising the bar and closing the achievement gap for all students
How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care
More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and
What is Montessori School?
What is Montessori school? It's different from ordinary schools in several critical ways. Click here to learn more.
The Moral Center of Meritocracy Collapses
Family life itself has become part of the battleground of the classes.
What's Right With Our Schools: Pinson Elementary get innovative art lessons
Students at Pinson Elementary love their art teacher, and they're not alone.
The 50 Best Private Special Needs Schools in the United States
For an updated ranking, see 50 Best Private Schools for Special Needs 2015 Every student has individual learning abilities. While in many cases, one of the goals of a comprehensive education is inclusion of all students of a particular age or grade level into the same classroom, at times some students' needs are b