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Healthy Initiatives Catch On In Triangle Schools

From walking classrooms to spinach smoothies and organic gardens, Triangle public schools public schools are forging a path to health and wellness.

Service Learning: Empower Students to Change the World

When it comes to solving social problems, preschoolers and elementary students are often overlooked as people who can make a difference.

When Children Resist Going to School

Understand why your child is avoiding  school and learn the best strategies for helping him or her gain confidence and look forward to school.

Back-to-School Glue and Watercolor Art

Here is a quick and easy decoration to help get your child back into the school spirit.

Family FYI: August Tips and Picks for Parents

Explore our editor's picks and tips that make your family's life easy and fun this August.

WCPSS Adopts New National Football Safety Program

The Wake County Public School System will become the first school district in North Carolina to adopt a new, nationally developed football safety program for student athletes.

Backpack Safety for Back-to-School Season

Overloaded backpacks can cause back and shoulder pain, fatigue, muscle irritation, and more.

Help Your Child Build Confidence in Math

Help your child overcome math anxiety

Common Core: Your Questions Answered

Have questions about N.C.'s Common Core State Standards? We have answers.

Teaching Kids to Code

Reading, Writing ... and Coding? Creating the Next Generation of Programmers

Ready for Kindergarten? Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition

Plan ahead for the first day of kindergarten

Band Together Concert Raises $600,000

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates performed in May at a Band Together concert that raised $600,000 for Communities In Schools of Durham County and Wake County.

Where to Find the Best Free Educational Videos Online

Educational videos can fasten a concept into a child's head much faster than a lecture or textbook. Here are some good sources for them.

Heritage High Teacher Named Wake County Teacher of the Year

The Wake County Public School System has named Heritage High School teacher Allison Reid the 2014 Wake County Teacher of the Year.

Explore Varied Permanent Exhibits at Triangle Museums

The Triangle is home to quality museums. Expand your family's knowledge of science, history, culture and art at these permanent exhibits.

Harris Teeter Launches Education Giveaway

Harris Teeter has launched the Together in Education $100,000 Giveaway, which rewards customers for supporting schools.

Durham Student Wins Community Award

Delecia Utley, a senior at Hillside High School in Durham, recently won a Community Builder Award from Durham's Partnership for Children.

Teaching children to do homework independently

How to get your child to do homework without mom or dad's help

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.

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.

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.
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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.