- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Ask Evelyn: Events need balance
Q: Last week's "Anxious Mom" wrote to say she was worried that her preschooler might be less successful if she stayed home and did things with her instead of being in "enrichment" activities all week. She wondered why other moms seemed so frantic about their children's academic preparation. Why are so many parents feeling this pressure?Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 08/17/2010
Education In Brief: 08/17/2010
Kirtland College registration for fall; TCAPS registration and orientation; Suttons Bay teacher is grant recipient. (Plus more)Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Teachers hope jobs bill keeps them employed
Gretchen Marfisi was enjoying her summer, reading a book when the call came: The high school where she taught art would not be hiring her back in the fall.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Children projects or people?
Q: I have our 3-year-old in a play group that meets twice a week. I like the socialization with the other moms, but feel great pressures when I hear them talk about their plans to get their children into pre-dance, pre-gymnastics, sports and so on. I don't understand why!Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 08/10/2010
- Education In Brief: 08/10/2010
- Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Education in Brief: 08/03/2010
Interacting with strong-willed child; MSU Alumni Club hosts a beach bash; TC High School class of '55 reunion; Children invited to create T-shirt design; and moreContinued ...
- Education Newwmakers: 08/03/2010
- Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Summer lunch program keeps kids eating
Several area sites with free summer meals for children are serving up more so far this season.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Languages at home, school
Q: At what age should we send our child to a nursery school? My parents, my wife and I agree that our child can profit from being among peers in a nursery school, but we disagree about when our child should start.Continued ...
- Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Kids get into watching, counting, studying birds
A number of northern Michigan organizations offer birding programs and bird education geared toward children and families. Parents and kids can learn about the feathery creatures through group outings or by stepping into their own backyard.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Keep 'em busy when you're busy
Q: My 3-year-old is always whining and pulling on me when I am on the phone making calls to family members out of state. He wants attention, especially now that he knows a new baby is coming soon. What can I do with him? — M.L.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 07/20/2010
KidzArt downtown during film fest; Summer reading program beach bash; Teens urged to give school supplies; Reservations due for BCHS reunion; Home Tour helps provide scholarships; and moreContinued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 07/20/2010
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Principal's nickname retires with him
Pat Rode the Cogito will no longer be in the office at Traverse City Christian Schools. At age 81, he's retiring.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Mom sleeps with 10-year-old
Q: My wife has made a habit of going to bed with our daughter every night since she was born. She is now 10 going on 11. This is not helping our marriage.Continued ...
Education In Brief: 07/13/2010
Retired School Personnel meet; TCHS and St. Francis reunion; Reunion 'Mixer' for TCHS and SFHS; Architectural scholarship offeredContinued ...
- Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Education in Brief: 06/06/2010
TC Senior High class of '85 reunion; Kirtland offers early fall registration; Nominations for GTACS Hall of Fame; Raven Hill hosts summer festival; Camp in running for Pepsi Refresh funds; and moreContinued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 06/06/2010
- Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Debate camp gets rave reviews
Nearly 60 area students gave up part of their summer to attend Traverse Area Debate Camp in anticipation of next year's debate season.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Toddler adds guns to tantrums
Q: Our son is 2&½ and over the past month or so, he's changed into an angry and aggressive little boy. He shouts at those around him for no reason, and he wants to shoot everyone with his toy gun, including birds and insects.Continued ...
Education In Brief: 06/29/2010
Sign up for summer reading program; Author invites kids to create a character; 'Make a Splash' on the Great Lakes; Registration open for fly-fishing class; Kingsley class of '65 plans reunion.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 06/29/2010
- Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Newbery-winning local author has a new novel
Author and illustrator Lynne Rae Perkins won the biggest honor in children's literature. Then, the Suttons Bay writer just kept on working.Continued ...