Grade School

Reducing Homework Stress

  The most common source of stress for kids and their parents is homework. Some parents tearfully recount how homework chores have disrupted family harmony from after school to bedtime. Consequently, th...

Oneapp In Nola

apply named? Making the most of the OneApp, with some exceptions. OneApp—the common, single application for most of New Orleans’ charter and traditional public schools—was created to reduc...
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Getting Involved With School

Previously printed in Nola Family & Baby, updated September 24, 2019 Reading, writing, and ’rents. Any involvement with your child’s school is a win-win. When it comes to a parent’s interaction with her c...

Getting The Most From A School’s Open House

  Open houses are designed to allow potential students and parents an opportunity to interact with the faculty, staff, parents and current students. They also help you identify the school’s strengths, ...
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Grade Stress In High Achieving Kids

When high-achieving kids suddenly struggle with a class, their world can come undone. Here are some tips to help them keep some perspective. 1. Unconditional love. Always separate the “doer” from the “deed” ...

Ask The Experts: Bilinguial Schools

  Have you heard about bilingual education but want to know more? Are you considering a French immersion or bilingual school for your child? Should you? Find out more, and have the opportunity to ask ...

Alternative Educations Growing Popularity

  As three alternatives to traditional early childhood and elementary education—Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf--grow in popularity in New Orleans, their offerings also increase. Reggio Emilia...

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