Geek Out With Tech-Based Summer Camps

By Jodi Silberstein

Forward-Thinking Math- And Science-Based Programs For Kids Are Changing The Landscape Of Summertime Enrichment

Relativity Workshops Relativity Workshops When playing a game of word association, the word “camp” probably doesn’t bring to mind activities like video game design or app development. Instead, one usually pictures three-legged races, obstacle courses, and friendship bracelets, right? Well, thanks to a host of innovative tech-based summer programs, the times seem to be changing. For the past decade, STEM [more]

Education Resource: Bee Tutored

By New York Family

Bee Tutored—a local tutoring company getting results since 2007—matches families with tutors in a budget-friendly way

Bee Tutored_LOGO (1) Selecting educational support for your children can be a tough decision, but Bee Tutored—a local tutoring company getting results since 2007—matches families with tutors in a budget-friendly way. Ranging in levels from Kindergarten through high school, and catering to needs from test prep to language learning, Bee Tutored partners students up with tutors based on personality, interests and strengths to [more]

The Best Summer Camps & Classes For Kids (Part 1)

By Emily Murphy

Our 2014 guide to summer fun for kids of all interests, in and around the city

Dwight Summer Day Camp After the longest and coldest winter in recent memory, NYC children are more than ready to run under the sun. How best to soak in some sunshine while exercising their mind and body? In one of the incredible summer camp offerings in and around NYC! The robust array of summer programs in the area boasts a multitude of opportunities for [more]

The Secrets of the Best Schools

By Anna Boisseau

By Following Three American High School Students Studying Abroad, Journalist Amanda Ripley Wrote An Engaging Book About How Other Countries Educate Their Children To Great Success—And The Problems And Possibilities Of An American Education

Smartest Kids jacket w NYT Before journalist Amanda Ripley began researching international schooling for a magazine article, she wasn’t entirely convinced that she wanted to write about the topic. “I didn’t say so out loud, but education stories seemed, well, kind of soft,” she admits in the prologue of her book, The Smartest Kids In The World: And How They Got That Way. But Ripley’s insightful [more]

Mitzvah Guide 2014

By New York Family

From flashy fun to traditional elegance, our top picks for bar and bat mitzvah party professionals and venues are sure to delight

Venue: Tribeca 360; Flowers & Design: Diana Gould Ltd. eSpace. Michael Jurick Photography   Mitzvah Magic Restaurants, dance venues, lounges, and more spots to get the party started       Venue: Tribeca 360; Flowers & Design: Diana Gould Ltd.   Details, Details Details Tips and tricks (from invitations to photographers) for organizing the best bar or bat mitzvah for your child [more]

Out To Lunch

By Elisabeth Reed

Five fun and innovative food totes for toddlers and preschoolers that make packing meals a cinch.

croc creek 033 Even the littlest kiddos need a lunch box—whether for preschool, day care, or lunch on the go! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite options for the toddler set. Each is easy to use, easy to clean, and best of all, colorful and fun! Crocodile Creek Lunch Boxes. These insulted lunch boxes feature a range of motifs—from race cars to butterflies—as [more]