EDUCATION

The mark of a new school is often anticipated with a mix of emotions for kids and parents alike, ranging from exhilaration to anxiety. Kids are excited to wear their new clothes, see their classmates, and participate in extracurricular activities. Parents are proud to see their kids reach another milestone and look forward to exciting […]

Getting a good education is often the precursor to a successful career. Parents want to ensure that their children have the best preparation for life after high school graduation. For many, this often means an advanced degree. However, getting into their top choice college can be difficult. One important factor is the SAT score. Most […]

Congregation Beth Emeth (CBE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellie Klein as Religious School Director. Her appointment comes as the current Religious School Director, Ita Mandel, retired in June after more than 30 years of outstanding service at CBE. Klein began her new role at CBE June 5. “CBE is a thriving Jewish […]

Camps are about more than just providing childcare during the weeks off from school and giving the kids something to do. Day camps of modern times are enriching experiences that expose students to new experiences, hone their talents, or challenge them to go beyond their limits. In Northern Virginia, there are hundreds of options for […]

When choosing a school for your child, many factors have to be considered. For example, the teaching style, the location, and the curriculum are important criteria to take into account. Another crucial factor is class size. Many studies have shown that the lower the student-teacher ratio, the higher the student achievement. The article, “How important […]

Summer camps, recreational activities, special events… For most parents seeking fun programs for their children, opportunities abound in Northern Virginia. Hundreds of camps, enrichment programs, indoor playgrounds, sports teams, leadership organizations, and more are available to them. Some other parents are not so lucky, especially when it comes to summer camps. For these families, finding […]

Editor’s Picks for Best Schools and Camps It’s winter, it’s cold, and the kids still have many months left in the school year. But as many parents know, this is the time of year when many families look ahead to summer months and how the kids will spend it. It may seem like it’s far […]

With the rate of change in our world accelerating and all kinds of new opportunities being created by technological innovation, lifelong learning is now a necessity skill for keeping up-to-date, staying relevant and thriving. Yet despite a wide range of devices in the hands of students and educators, a recent global report by the Organization for […]