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Archive of Education

Is Your Child's Backpack Causing Injury?

See these tips to protect your child's back from a too-heavy school backpack.

Pack a Lunch Kids Will Eat

Strike a balance between what your child wants to eat and what you want him to eat with these healthy lunch-packing tips.

10 things every child should do before summer ends

Fight summer boredom and create some memories with these top 10 summer activities

Is my kid ok: Is my 9-year-old daughter ready for ‘the talk’?

How old is old enough to learn how babies are made?

Ask the Teacher: How to find the best educational app

It's more than just a game... finding an app that will teach

‘Safe Routes to School’ program lowers pedestrian injuries

How to beat the back-to-school clutter

Tackle back-to-school chaos head-on with this offensive approach.

If Mom Drove The School Bus

Join in for the ride with one mom as her imagination takes her behind the wheel of the school bus

Cool school tools

Head back to class in style with these cool school tools

Top 5 healthy lunchbox additions

Easy, delicious and healthy school lunches

Green Tip: Back-to-school shopping

"Green" back-to-school tips

Rumor Has It

Protecting kids from social media gossip

While You Wait

7 ways to constructively use carpool time

Playground Renovations Tackle Toddler Obesity

Preschoolers are playing less vigorously outside, but N.C. State is working to get them moving by redesigning preschool playgrounds.

Cool Tools for School

These cool— and functional — school tools get kids excited about going back to school.

Safer Schools in North Carolina: What Parents Need to Know

Take a comprehensive look at what North Carolina schools are doing to re-examine school security procedures.

Choosing the Right Preschool Learning Environment

How can a parent interpret a child's reaction to different learning environments?

14 ways to enrich summer learning

Finding ways to enrich summer learning.

Growing Up: No more procrastination

Expert advice for raising kids who don't procrastinate.

Is my kid OK? Mom finds 6-year-old son’s violent outburst troubling

Is it normal for a 6-year-od to hit other children?

Ask the Teacher: Summer fun activities for all ages

summer activites that are fun and educational

Keep Tweens Tuned into Reading

Help motivate your middle school student to read for pleasure to reap the benefits of literacy.

N.C. High School Student Makes Award-Winning Discovery

William Ge was nationally recognized for a genetic science discovery related to Alzheimer's and other similar diseases.

High School Students Practice Money Management

Budgeting simulation activities helped high school students learn about smart financial choices.

Help Students Tackle Test Anxiety

Follow this advice to ease student anxiety about test-taking and to help them prepare for exams.

Reflect on School Year Endings

Reflecting on the goodbyes that come with the end of a school year can help build your child's emotional development.

Creating a smooth summer for kids with ADHD

5 Tips to create a smooth summer for children with attention-deficit disorders

A Great App Library of Educational Games

A roundup of apps for kids.

Is My Kid OK? Could my 8-year-old son be suffering from depression?

Kids and depression

Learning Grows in Triangle School Gardens

Reading, writing and ... Rutabagas? School gardens are used as a teaching tool.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.