“Life After Nursery School” Workshops

By Iman Saad

Dr. Robin Aronow has set up three great workshops to help local families navigate the scary world of the school admission process

imgres Join Dr. Robin Aronow in her series of workshops and panels entitled "Life After Nursery School." These workshops are intended to help parents make the best decision about schools for their young ones, whether private school or public school. Here is additional information on the workshops: An Overview of the Private School Admission Process Wednesday, April 30, 2014 West Side YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater 5 West [more]

The Best Smartphone Apps For Techie Tots

By Iman Saad

Raising digital natives means screening the best age-appropriate apps for your curious kiddos

Fiete Match Fiete Match Kids (and babies and toddlers) these days seem to adapt to technology faster than ever--so while you may remember your very first (and not-so-sleek) cell phone coming not too long ago, children growing up in today's world are using smartphones and tablets from the get-go. But what does it all mean for parents striving to raise [more]

To Test Or Not To Test?

By Kristin Tablang

The Opt Out Movement pushes back against standardized testing

images There’s a new trend sweeping the public education sector, fueled by the increasing discontentment of those who take issue with the current nature of standardized state testing, and the manner in which it is conducted. The Opt out of Testing Movement--whose advocates believe that there are better ways to evaluate students’ progress and teachers’ ability than the present standardized testing methods [more]

“Parentology” Author Dalton Conley Talks Unique Names, Modern Parenting, And More

By Emily Murphy

We caught up with the author of one of the hottest parenting books on the market right now–a read that he hopes will leave parents feeling more “relaxed”

parentology For every fact you think you know about good parenting, there are dozens of scientific studies to prove the opposite. When one report tells us that video games desensitize kids to violence, another insists they help develop problem-solving skills. With all the noise, instinct tells us to find the one “correct” way to parent. Dalton Conley, a university professor at [more]

Sponsored Scoop: New Nursery Class at Popular UWS School

By New York Family

The Alexander Robertson School offers STEM programs and much more

ars The Alexander Robertson School on the Upper West Side is offering a new nursery class (including a new Pre-K program and a growing Kidnergarten), as well as a thriving STEM curriculum. Interested in learning more and applying to Alexander Robertson? Check out alexanderrobertson.org, call 212-663-2844, or email admissions@ alexanderrobertson.org for more info! [more]

Sponsored Scoop: Léman Manhattan Prep Announces Spring Tours

By New York Family

Get the scoop on April & May tour dates at Léman Manhattan

leman Now is the perfect time to take a tour of Léman Manhattan! The pre-K-12 school is offering spring tours throughout the months of April & May! Click HERE to learn more about Léman's educational philosophy, admissions process, and spring tour dates! [more]