As opportunities in STEM careers have grown, school districts across the U.S. are embracing STEM learning by integrating concepts into the curriculum and providing hands-on experiences. Find out what a few area schools are doing to give students a real-world experience in the medical field. ...Read more 0
Northcoast Corn Creations, a gourmet popcorn shop located in Willoughby, provides employment training opportunities for students with autism and developmental disabilities. The shop offers a safe, constructive worksite for students who need to learn employability skills outside of the classroom. ...Read more 0
Do you think your kids and teens are getting enough sleep? Chances are they are not. On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner is joined by Dr. Jyoti Krishna, director of sleep medicine at Akron Children's Hospital, who shares how much sleep kids need at each age. Listen as he shares research on how a lack of sleep can affect your child, as well as practical takeaways on how to help them get more sleep. ...Read more 0
Parents, don’t blink.
Before you know it, you’ll be driving your kids to college, bawling your eyes out all the way home and be prepping them for what it’s like
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. ...Read more 0
Teens who are adopted can have their lives changes by finding a place to call home. Area agencies, teens and adoptive parents share facts and experiences when it comes to this important type of adoption. ...Read more 0
Choosing the right college or university is only part of the journey. Students still need to complete a rigorous application process and many have to figure out how they plan to fund their education. High school counselors can provide some guidance; however, students and parents also may want to consider outside support like these apps and websites. ...Read more 0
Children and teens who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues now have a place to go.
Located in Solon, Changes is a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility from Springstone, a
Adrianna Lakatos graduated this past May from Chardon High School. Like her classmates, she had spent her high school days doing the things she loved: drama club, attending football games
If you have a high schooler at home, you’re probably starting to think about what comes next after graduation.