Words, words, words

I was browsing through a recent Parents magazine when this title caught my eye:  “”134 tips for a happy, safe, stress-free school year.” In the midst of all the advice for handling the first-day drop-off and packing the best lunch was this one: kids learn best from mixing instruction in with everyday activities — not from

Where did the summer go?

Although it’s just the beginning of August, some schools are back in full swing, with more opening up next week. Doesn’t it seem like kids are going back to school earlier and earlier? Which raises the question, “Are schools moving away from the traditional September-June calendar?” Not really, according to the Center’s report called Making