Family & Community
Tomorrow, Thursday, April 24, 2014, is Poem in Your Pocket Day! Carry a poem in your pocket to share with your friends, family, classmates, and colleagues...Read more
Three inspiring educators joined us for a Google+ Hangout last night focused on summer reading and stopping the summer slide.
Moderated by Pam Allyn, co-founder of...Read more
The International Reading Association (IRA) held a fantastic Twitter chat last week on the topic of stopping the summer slide.
Below is a list of go-to links and...Read more
As calls for universal preschool continue around the country, so do debates about its efficacy. Even New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledges that the additional 21...Read more
We have all heard it: Engaging families can lead to positive effects on student success. What has been missing is information on HOW to engage families, and with what...Read more
As educators and non-educators all work to understand the Common Core, the use of social media can play a significant role. In this BuzzFeed Community piece, Chris...Read more
Here's a SNEAK PEEK at the latest installment in our free Math@Work web series for students and families -- this one focused on the culinary arts.
You might have...Read more
According to this article from last week's Science Times section, knee injuries are on the rise, with about 150,000 ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries per year.
There's a big difference between normal, everyday stress, which can build resilience in a child, and "toxic stress," which often stems from abuse, neglect, and family...Read more
More than 50 years ago, Dr. Dolores Durkin studied children who learned to read before starting school. She reported that one of the most consistent findings among these...Read more
Online classroom events are now more accessible than ever. Educational experiences like virtual field trips are cost effective (read: FREE!) and offer students...Read more
Teachers leave an indelible imprint on their students’ lives, and, as the ones in the classroom on a daily basis, they’re on the frontlines of education-feeling shifts as...Read more
The debate over children’s TV-watching has taken the back burner in recent years as conversations about smartphones, tablets, and other devices move to the forefront....Read more
This is the first post in a new Q&A series here on frizzle highlighting the important work of nonprofit and community organizations whose mission is aligned...Read more
At age 5, Idris Brewster and his best friend, Seun Summers (shown here, left to right), were accepted at the Dalton School in New York City.