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Avoiding math anxiety

Tips for tackling math anxiety

Growing Up: Teaching kids the meaning of generosity

Teach kids of all ages the meaning of generosity.

Carrboro Student Named ANNpower Fellow

Tali Tudryn, a junior at Carrboro High School, is one of 50 young women across the U.S. selected as a 2013 ANNpower Fellow.

Get Ready for School at Marbles Kids Museum

Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh recently opened a new exhibit that introduces young children to the kindergarten experience.

How Triangle Schools Keep Art in Education

Despite budget cuts, many passionate artists and advocates have stepped up to help keep the arts a vibrant part of North Carolina's public schools.

High School Musicals Across the Triangle

Take a behind-the-scenes peek at high school musicals across the Triangle that offer your family magical nights at the theater.

Ask the Teacher: organizing writing

Helping children organize their writing.

Charter Schools in NC Expand Choice in Public Education

Choice in public school used to mean deciding between white or chocolate milk, but the inception of charter schools in 1997 has given families who rely on the public school system more options.

Digitized Preschools: Pre-K Technology Use Gains Ground

Smart Boards, computers, iPads, flip cameras and robots. Sounds like you’ve just entered an electronics store, but this actually describes many preschool classrooms in the Triangle as they begin to embrace technology. 

Looping, Flipping and Globalizing Classrooms

Learn how different teaching models can help your child get ahead in school.

School Communication Tips

It’s natural for parents to have questions about their children’s academic experiences and accomplishments as they journey through school. Here are points of contact for finding answers to questions you may have.

See 600 Horses Jump for the Children

The 30th Jump for the Children Horse Show takes place Nov. 5-10 at the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex in Raleigh.

Apex School Wins STEAM Grant

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School in Apex won the 2013-14 GameTruck Triangle STEAM Grant.

What’s h'APP'ening? Sites Help Parents Navigate ‘Apps’ for Special Needs

Sites help parents navigate 'apps' for special needs.

Local Couple Designs Social Skills App for Older Kids

Storysmart app features suite of apps for children who face social challenges.

Talking about Sex With Kids: Take the Fright Out of ‘the Talk’

If the thought of the "birds and bees" talk makes you sweat, you're not alone. But experts say it's not something you should skip.

State Test Scores Delayed until November

The N.C. Department of Instruction has delayed reporting the 2012-13 Common Core State Standard test scores to the N.C. State Board of Education until November.

Growing Up: Birds and Bees

Having "the talk" with your kids

Ask the Teacher: Struggling student? Teacher conference can help address identify weaknesses

Setting expectations for the parent-teacher conference

What’s the Score?

Understand 2012-13 final test results

Pediatricians ‘Reach Out and Read’ to Patients

Each young patient at New Bern Ridge Pediatrics starts kindergarten with a home library of up to 10 new, carefully chosen books.

Raleigh Athlete Hosts Daddy-Daughter ‘Dig-a-thon’

Bailey Dismukes of Raleigh extended her love of volleyball into planning a daddy-daughter sand volleyball tournament.

What Do N.C. Common Core Test Results Reveal?

Reports from N.C. Common Core State Standard Tests won't go out to parents until at least November. What do the results mean?

Growing Up: Stranger Danger

Keeping kids safe (and parents sane).

Is My Kid Ok?: Mean girls

Mean girl' phenomenon can begin as early as age 4

Ask the Teacher: Is Multitasking okay for kids?

Multitasking while studying limits memory, attention

Local Teachers Recognized Internationally as ‘Emerging Leaders’

Rebecca Hite of Chapel Hill and Derrick Jordan of Pittsboro are among 25 educators recognized internationally as 'Emerging Leaders.'

Reap the Benefits of Regular Family Mealtime

Setting aside time for your family to dine together may be worth planning, especially for your children's long-term social and emotional development.

Hands-On Science Experiments Make Learning at Home Fun

Try these easy hands-on science experiments at home to keep your child excited about science.

Bookworm Recipe Celebrates Heading Back to School

To celebrate the new school year, offer this themed ltreat to kids when they come home from school.
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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.