New STEAM Books to Inspire Learning and Creativity
Help Students Get Organized for a Strong Start to the School Year
(StatePoint) Keep the excitement of the new school year going by finding fun ways to encourage learning at home.
How New Technologies Will Support STEAM Learning this School Year
(StatePoint) School-related stress is common among multi-tasking students. But smart organization can make it easier to dash from class to study hall to after-school activities. It all starts with the right supplies. Gear up for a successful, low-stress school year with these handy tips.
Back-to-School Shoe Shopping: Finding the Right Fit
(StatePoint) With each new school year comes a brand-new set of subjects, books and teachers. It also means new technologies being introduced into the classroom.
How to Build Better Relationships to Advance Your Career
(StatePoint) As children all over the country count down the last days of summer, parents are checking off their to-do lists to make sure everyone is ready to head back to school. While binders, calculators and combination locks may be required, new shoes are almost always at the top of the list to accommodate growing feet and new fashion trends.
Tips for Creating a Successful Back-to-School Carpool
(StatePoint) Looking to get ahead in your career? Whether your goal is to raise your own level of performance, enhance customer engagement, or become a more effective leader, it all starts with bringing out the best in your co-workers, and in yourself, too.
5 Ways to Set Up the Ultimate Workstation for Kids
(StatePoint) It’s time to get back into the school mindset, which for parents means school supplies, packing lunches and carpools.
6 Ways to Prepare for a New School Year
(StatePoint) This school year, you can help set up your kids for success. It’s all about having the perfect study zone at home. Here are five cool ideas for creating a workspace for kids that will promote great study habits and inspire learning.
How to Help Prepare Young People for the Workforce
(StatePoint) Want to ensure the transition from summer to school goes smoothly for your family? Check out these six tips.
Large-Scale Efforts Helping Pre-K Teachers Receive Resources; You Can, Too
(StatePoint) Student loan debt is on the rise and, unfortunately, the high cost of tuition doesn’t mean that graduates are guaranteed to find high-paying, meaningful work after earning a degree.
Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma
(StatePoint) Studies have shown that high-quality pre-K education better prepares children to achieve in school and makes them more likely to strive for higher vocational aspirations. It also has a positive impact on society. For every dollar spent on high-quality early education, society gains as much as $13 in long-term savings, according to a 2016 study by Nobel Laureate, James Heckman.
4 Tips for Paying for College While Saving for Retirement
(StatePoint) For the more than 6 million children in the U.S. living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Accounting for nearly 14 million lost school days each year, asthma is one of the main illness-related reasons that students miss school.
How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community
(StatePoint) Saving for retirement and college simultaneously is a balancing act that many families face. However, experts say these goals don’t have to be in competition with each other. To manage both priorities, consider the following tips.
Top Saving-for-College Trends
(StatePoint) Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. Experts say that being prepared can save lives.
How New Technology is Helping Students and Teachers
(StatePoint) Parents are socking away more money for their children’s higher education, and they are doing so in smarter ways, suggests a new report from Sallie Mae.
Tips to Create a Resume That Lands You Interviews
(StatePoint) New and emerging technologies are supporting today’s students and teachers in unprecedented ways. Here are a few ways this is happening in schools in local communities across the country.
Tips to Prevent Summer Brain Drain
(StatePoint) Have you been applying for jobs and sending your resume out at every opportunity only to be met with total silence? The jobs are out there and you know you are capable, so, what’s the problem?
Is What You Learned in History Class Wrong?
(StatePoint) Studies show that summer brain drain can be a formidable force, setting kids’ progress back over the long break from the classroom. But you can help kids avoid losing their academic mojo. Here’s how.
5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads
(StatePoint) If you think your history lessons in school were completely factual, you may be mistaken.
Why Internet Access in Rural America Affects Everyone
(StatePoint) Whether you’re shopping for Father’s Day or celebrating the accomplishments of a graduating senior, make a point of selecting thoughtful, unforgettable gifts this “dads and grads” season. Here are five ideas to get you started.
How Parents Can Help Boost Kids’ Financial Literacy
(StatePoint) Healthy communities and a strong national economy rely on internet access for all, suggests a new study.
5 Ways to Make Math Part of Your Kids' Daily Lives
(StatePoint) It’s never too early to actively engage kids on the topic of money.
Getting Girls Interested in STEAM Subjects
(StatePoint) For many students, math can seem like the most challenging school subject. But it doesn’t have to be. Math is actually all around us. Here are five ways you can help kids draw connections between classroom math and the math that touches their daily lives.
5 Ways Digital Technology is Helping Students Learn
(StatePoint) Science, art and math are becoming increasingly important school subjects to embrace. Here are five ways to ensure your girls get interested and stay interested in these critical subjects through the years.
(StatePoint) As classrooms are getting modern makeovers across the country, here are five ways new digital technology is helping students to better absorb the curriculum.