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  • Tutors help fill educational gaps

    Tutors help fill educational gaps
    Many parents choose to hire a tutor for a child who is struggling with a portion of his or her school work. Finding the right tutor involves some research. That's because, in addition to the tutor being well versed in his or her area of expertise, he or...
  • Planning for college

    Planning for college
    The SAT is perhaps the most important test a high school student takes, as one’s performance directly affects one’s chances of getting into the college of his or her choice. While taking college entrance exams can be daunting, students don&...
  • Chorale groups lasso a good time

    Chorale groups lasso a good time
    Burbank High School's chorale groups donned their cowboy hats and plaid shirts for the second annual Carroll's Corral & Cookout fundraiser last week. Students proved they can sing, dance and wait tables, too, as they entertained family and friends...
  • Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative

    Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative
    MASCOTTE — Nationally recognized educator Ron Clark jumped on tables, rapped about presidents and danced around the room — not typical behavior for teachers. Clark was demonstrating creative teaching methods to staffers from three of the...
  • Teen's media choices have mom burning mad

    Teen's media choices have mom burning mad
    DEAR AMY: My daughter, "Maria," is obsessed with trashy fashion magazines (Latina, Glamour, Cosmo and Seventeen) -- even calling them her bibles. She brings them to high school and reads them in class when she is supposed to be paying attention to her...
  • Alice Horn: Expose students to business ownership

    Alice Horn: Expose students to business ownership
    South Florida's entrepreneurship ecosystem is hot. Living here, we see it. And people around the country are seeing it too — the Kauffman Foundation has rated South Florida among the most entrepreneurial regions in the country. More and more...
  • Apodaca: Educators mining Minecraft for learning

    What if there was a way for students studying history to build a replica of Ancient Rome? Or for kids learning about California missions to forgo the sugar-cube models — projects that well-intentioned but misguided parents often take over anyway...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
  • Student computer use raises privacy questions

    Student computer use raises privacy questions
    As more and more students take home a school-issued tablet, iPad or laptop, they might think twice about what websites they visit, what they post on social media and the sorts of things they email to their friends. School districts moving to "one-to-...
  • Damage control when your kid brings home a D

    Damage control when your kid brings home a D
    Your middle-schooler just got her first D. What’s an appropriate response? Parent advice Try not to overreact and then try to find out the reason by calmly discussing it. If the reason is vague, request a conference with the teacher as soon as...
  • Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school

    Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school
    Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel study on fighting teenage obesity with trendy new technology. Researchers...