Editor’s Picks for Best Schools and Camps It’s winter, it’s cold, and the kids still have many months left in the school year. But as many parents know, this is the time of year when many families look ahead to summer months and how the kids will spend it. It may seem like it’s far […]

As the largest school district in the state of Virginia and the 10th largest in the United States, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is constantly striving to provide quality education to its nearly 190,000 students through innovative advancements in education and technology. One such advancement began in 2013, when FCPS teachers, principals, and school board […]

With the rate of change in our world accelerating and all kinds of new opportunities being created by technological innovation, lifelong learning is now a necessity skill for keeping up-to-date, staying relevant and thriving. Yet despite a wide range of devices in the hands of students and educators, a recent global report by the Organization for […]

How The Nysmith School Keeps Students Passionate About Learning Most children can’t wait to start school and approach the beginning of their academic careers with breathless anticipation. Kindergartners and first- and second-graders in particular are known for their giddy excitement about what they learn and do in school.  Alarmingly, recent studies have shown that from […]

Northern Virginia has some of the best public school systems in the United States. Still, many local families choose to send their children to private schools. Why take on the extra expense? From smaller class sizes to advanced programs and some unique environments and features, private schools generally can offer more than public schools, often [...]

Health is Right School Program Starts Strong Imagine a world where all people live healthy and decent lives. That is what many students throughout the Northern Virginia area are starting to do thanks to the efforts of the Health Is Right School Program. This Youth Teams project is another brainchild of Dr. Kavian Milani, whose […]

Summer may seem like a long way off, but it will be upon us soon enough. To help you plan some fun, enriching experiences for your children, we’ve put together a list of summer camp options to consider, ranging from day camps that encourage them to move or explore their creativity to learning experiences that [...]

At the beginning of September, Beth Emeth Early Childhood Center (BEECC) welcomed Robin Cohen to the role of Center Director for the 2017-18 school year, with her goals being to enhance the fundamentals of the Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum and foster an environment that respects children’s ideas and thoughts while encouraging exploration of the world […]