The Importance of STEM for Girls

The Importance of STEM for Girls

STEM — short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics — is a term that encompasses a growing number of fields related to those four topics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated upwards of 9 million new STEM careers will open up between 2012 and 2022 — but thus far, men have occupied the majority […]

What the Montessori Method Does for Special Needs Children

What the Montessori Method Does for Special Needs Children

Parenting isn’t easy, and there are obstacles to overcome when raising a child with special needs. Thought getting your youngster to eat veggies was a hard-won battle? Just wait until it’s time to choose a school. Depending on the type and extent of the special needs your child has, they may need accommodations ranging from […]

Cosigning Student Loans: Tips for Avoiding Costly Pitfalls

Cosigning Student Loans: Tips for Avoiding Costly Pitfalls

Student loans are one of the worst nightmares for parents and students. As a parent, even if you have been diligent about saving money for your children since they were born, the soaring cost of tuition will leave you coming up short by the time they’re ready to enroll in college. According to a Market […]

Is Google Improving or Interfering with How Children Learn?

Is Google Improving or Interfering with How Children Learn?

Remember when teachers assigned research projects or essays? Entire lessons were dedicated just to brainstorming how to gather the accurate information and resources needed. Class time was even scheduled for trips to the school library so you could learn how to conduct proper research. The librarian showed you how to find the books and journals […]