Rhode Island students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to take the Letters About Literature challenge by writing a personal letter to an admired author – someone who has written a book that has been an inspiration for change in their lives. The deadline is December 10, 2013 for grades 9-12 and January 10, 2014 for grades […]
Category: education + schools
This month, Whole Kids Foundation™ is fundraising with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools nationwide with salad bars, gardens and nutrition education classes for teachers. “With one-third of the nation’s children overweight or obese, and 31.6 million children relying on lunch served through the national school lunch program each year, the opportunity […]
As preschool or daycare enters the picture, losing control becomes our greatest hurdle. Once we get our emotions in check (and understand we are not alone) we can find ways to make it easier and healthier for our kids to transition into preschool.
My kids asked me to hide their new school supplies because they’re not ready to think beyond summer yet. But the transition from the lazy days of summer to the fall routine is always smother (and cheaper) with some pre-planning and shopping now. Kidoinfo Back to School Checklist Medical records: Most schools require an immunization […]
Where: Various locations – Providence Community Library Class size limited. Register now! Call or visit your library to register. Cost: FREE Video Editing Through fun pixlr.com projects students take pictures and edit the pictures. Students also capture video clips, edit the clips to become one continuous video, and add music using Windows Movie Maker. ROCHAMBEAU […]
Do you know a middle school student looking for something to do this summer? You’re in luck! Check out the 2013 AfterZone Summer Scholars brochures! In partnership with the Providence Public Schools, the AfterZone Summer Scholars gets young people off the couch and into the community, giving them the opportunity to learn how to sail, […]
We love reading! And thanks to RI Office of Library and Information Services, libraries all across Rhode Island kids of all ages can join the summer reading fun! The Rhode Island Summer Reading Program encourages children to keep reading all summer long by sharing age-appropriate book recommendations and hosting events and programs at libraries across the state. Visit your local public library this summer and dig into reading with presentations by summer reading program educators and artists.
Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, the ‘one book, one state’ initiative for students in grades 4-6, kicks off its 4th year with Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai.
I am not a statistic. I should be one. I should be caught in the cycle of poverty, addiction and crime. Growing up I had an incarcerated father who struggled with alcoholism. I was raised by a single mother who became victim to the power of prescription pills. I felt voiceless. I felt alone and […]