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Club Literacy: Creating a New World of Words

August 28, 2017 • Community, Current Issue, Education & LearningComments (0)

In a day in age when most ten year-olds have their own cell phone, and are, at many schools, required to have their own laptop, the demand for true literacy is faltering; and therefore incredibly precious. So what are parents to do prior to age 10, when game apps and screen time take over, and [&hellip...

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Soka University. Invites Junior & Senior High School Students to Lions Roar Student Campus Days

October 28, 2016 • Education & Learning, November 2016Comments (0)

October 22 and November 12, 2016 High school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to attend Soka University’s annual Lions Roar Student Campus Days on October 22nd or November 12th. Lions Roar runs from 8:30 am – 3 pm and includes student-led...

What is recess like at your child’s school?

October 27, 2016 • Education & Learning, November 2016Comments (0)

Now that the new school year is well underway, parents are starting to assess how these first few months have gone and what they bode for the remainder of the term. What’s the classroom teacher like? Will my child get good grades? Has she made new friends?...

Diaper Bag Essentials

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Education & Learning, Expert AdviceComments (0)

As any new mom can attest, keeping little ones clean, fed and entertained can be especially tricky when you’re on the move.  An organized – and appropriately stocked – diaper bag helps ensure that you have the tools you need to keep your baby...

Lights, Camera, Action!

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Education & LearningComments (0)

Orange County’s Acting Academy for Kids Rolls Camera By Jody Robinson You may have met Stephen and Maggie Zygo, of the Acting Academy for Kids through these pages previously, and sitting down with them is always a pleasure. If you haven’t met them before,...

The Literacy Project’s Students Knock it Out of the Park with Their Reading Skills

June 27, 2015 • Education & Learning, July 2015Comments (0)

As a collaborative effort to promote literacy, Angels Baseball and Angels Alumni Association hosted 100 second grade students at The Literacy Project’s (TLP) 2nd annual “Readers in the Outfield” event, which was recently held at the Diamond Club in...

Back to the Book

January 1, 2015 • 2015, Big Kids, Education & Learning, Home Life, January 2015, Technology, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Is Your Household in Need of a Slow Reading Revolution? When I was a kid, and a teenager, and a young mom, books were my entertainers and my stress reducers. There was literally no activity that eclipsed that of reading. I would do it for hours, tucking...

Beyond Behavior and Language

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Big Kids, Cover Story, December 2014, Education & Learning, People & Profiles, ToddlersComments (0)

Can social interaction-based teaching unlock new possibilities of independence for children with autism? As heart wrenching as the prospect of an empty nest can be, parents are ultimately interested in seeing their children lead happily independent lives. For...

Touching Lives with Hope

December 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, December 2014, Education & Learning, People & Profiles, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

KidWorks in Santa Ana is Restoring At-Risk Neighborhoods, One Life at a Time Sixteen-year-old Sandra Cervantes grew up on Townsend Street, one of the toughest gang neighborhoods in Santa Ana. As a girl, she knew where the gangsters hung out and after school...

DIRECTORY: Private School Open Houses

November 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Directories, Education & Learning, November 2014, Teens and Pre-Teens, ToddlersComments (0)

Looking for the right school for your child or teenager? Orange County offers many high quality options for private school… you just need to know where to look.   Capistrano Valley Christian Schools 32032 Del Obispo Street, San Juan Capistrano |...