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The Life Aquatic

When it comes to interesting underwater creatures, the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park is filled with animals that will keep…

Aim High!

There’s something about being in the wilderness to remind you of the things that really matter. Inspired by a trip…

App Alert! IEP Checklist

They say there’s an app for everything—and thanks to the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC), there’s now an easier…

The Word on Reading

With 40 percent of third and fourth graders lacking proficiency in reading, it’s more than just vowels and consonants at…

Give Them an Earful

Are you homeschooling your child? If you haven’t heard of the Recorded Books Program, you might be overlooking a valuable…

(App)licable Education

There’s been more than one instance when you’ve handed over your smartphone to your fussy toddler as instant entertainment. Now,…

The Twilight Zone

Jackson Jones was a latchkey kid. Like so many children, both of his parents worked full-time, and so he was…

Back to UnSchool

What would happen if you let your child stay out of school to explore whatever she is most interested in…