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Camps and Parents Look to Summer Programs in 2021

2021 Editions April 2021 Camp Featured
Families across Northeast Ohio, with the help of summer camps, are taking a step toward normalcy after a year of lockdown. Camp programs across the region plan to follow safety protocols as outlined by the state and local governments in order to keep all attendees safe.  ...
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Get Ready for Online School, From Workplaces to Devices

2020 Editions August 2020 Education Featured Magazine Parenting Parenting Through the Pandemic
Many Northeast Ohio schools have unveiled reopening plans that include some form of remote learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some students are starting their first few weeks online, while others are returning to a hybrid in-person and online curriculum. With school almost here in this new environment, a local expert shares how parents can create an at-home, kid-friendly learning space. ...
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View From Homeschool: Parents Share Distance Learning Experiences

2020 Editions Education Magazine May 2020 Parenting Parenting Through the Pandemic
Parents across Northeast Ohio continue to make adjustments as they take on the role of teaching their kids at home. Five moms share the ups and downs of quickly transitioning their kids from school to online learning at home. ...
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8 Ways Kids Can Show Teachers They Care

2020 Editions Education Featured Magazine May 2020 Parenting Parenting Through the Pandemic
Pivoting from classroom learning to e-learning during a pandemic added another layer of stress for educators. Teachers are among the heroes leading us through these challenging times. These heroes elevate us mentally and emotionally, but they, too, need encouragement and support. In honor of teacher appreciation week, here are eight ways your family can encourage, support and make teachers smile — including some hands-on fun that kids can even do themselves. ...
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Teens Seek Summer Jobs Amid Coronavirus Disruptions

2020 Editions April 2020 Magazine Parenting Teens
In a typical summer, an abundance of job opportunities are available for teens to fill during the school break. However, this summer, jobs could be scarce as some areas where teens typically find work may be struggling to stay afloat due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Keep Kids Safe Online: Social Apps, Parental Controls & More

2020 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Magazine March 2020 Parenting Technology
Kids just aren’t using text messages to communicate with friends; instead, there are many social apps to download — for chatting, sharing videos and photos, or playing games. As a parent, do you know what your kids are using? We provide some popular communication apps, how kids are using them and ways parents can monitor what their kids are up to online.  ...
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Teachers, Students Use Technology in School to Increase Learning Experiences 

2020 Editions Education Featured February 2020 Magazine Technology
School districts, charged with preparing students to be college and career ready, know that technology is ubiquitous in today’s world. But finding practical ways to add technology into the curriculum requires thought and planning. Learn what a few districts in the region are doing when it comes to technology in the classroom. ...
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Redefining Recess: Schools Recognize the Importance of a Midday Break

2020 Editions Education January 2020 Magazine
With the increased focus on testing and student performance on a variety of structured assessments, many extracurricular programs — including recess — that contributed to a well-rounded education have fallen by the wayside. However, children benefit from a break where they are allowed to let go of their intense focus and engage in some other activity.  ...
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Signs Your Child is Vaping

Signs and symptoms of kids vaping
2019 Editions Featured Health Magazine November 2019 Parenting Teens
It can be hard to tell if your child is vaping — and the results can be scary. Vaping, originally designed as a better alternative to cigarettes to help people quit smoking, is proving to have a host of side effects. Look for these signs if you suspect your child is vaping. ...
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How to Help Your Kids Get Better Grades

2019 Editions Education Featured Magazine November 2019 Parenting
If a child comes home with a bad grade, there is a lot parents can do to help. Knowing how to talk to children can motivate them to avoid patterns of failure and increase their desire to succeed. Learn tips for talking to your kids about grades. ...
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