Sacramento’s Magnificent Vernal Pool Tours

By Michelle Kopkash The seasonal vernal pools in Northern California display the magnificence of nature at its finest. Most years,…

Embracing Impromptu Learning Moments

By Kaleena Amuchastegui Once a self declared “anti-homeschool” mom, I would think: Those parents are certifiably insane to have their…

“The Having of Wonderful Ideas”… Learning through expedition, exploration, and dead fish

By Becki Robins Twenty-four kids and a handful of parents stand on a rocky island on the ambling Yuba River.…

Unexpected Homeschooling Benefits (from someone who was homeschooled)

By Vida Mercer Don’t worry, Mom. It will all be worth it. I was on the receiving end of all…

From 1 to 100: Girl Given 1% Chance to Live is Now Ready to Graduate 100%

California Connections Academy @ Ripon Offers Education Without Limitations Elk Grove resident Zoe Deibel, 18, is used to beating the…

​FAQs for Parents Considering Private School Education

By Nora Heston Tarte When it comes to a child’s education, few subjects are more heavily debated. Weighing the benefits…

Activities to Help Your Child Do Better in Math

By Janeen Lewis Is math homework giving you a headache? Do you dread hearing “I hate math!” every night? While…

Getting Your Kids to Fall in Love with Reading

Written by Keira Regina Children love stories, whether they’re creating, watching or listening to them, but not every little kid…

Know Your Child’s Learning Style

Like a computer, your child’s mind prefers information to be “coded” a certain way in order for him (or her)…

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