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How to Choose a Private School

How to Choose a Private School

  If you’re thinking about enrolling your children in a private school, there are many important factors to consider. As an elementary school teacher who has taught at private schools (both in . . .

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Education Guide - Spring 2024

Education Guide - Spring 2024

Where to send kids to school is a big decision on every parent's mind right now. Our education directory features educational options in San Diego County with a variety of learning environments—pu . . .

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How to Get Organized Before School Starts

How to Get Organized Before School Starts

As you enjoy the last of your lazy summer days, it’s time to start thinking about the new school year. Regardless of what emotions that reality evokes for you, there are practical steps families c . . .

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How to Help Kids Develop Math Skills (even when math isn’t your best subject)

How to Help Kids Develop Math Skills (even when math isn’t your best subject)

I often wonder if my children will get my best or worst traits. From physical appearance to my affinity or disdain for certain foods, I marvel at how genetics works. When it comes to math ability, y . . .

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Math Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Math Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Have you ever been on a math scavenger hunt? San Diego Family Magazine created a free, printable math scavenger hunt that helps families with kids ages 4–10 notice patterns, numbers, shapes and more . . .

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Your Child's Education: You Have Options

Your Child's Education: You Have Options

When it comes to being a parent, perhaps one of the most important responsibilities you have is to provide your child with a quality education. The good news is, parents have numerous educational op . . .

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25 Activities that Help Kids with Math

25 Activities that Help Kids with Math

Is math homework giving you a headache? Do you dread hearing the words, “I hate math!” While math may not appeal to some children, it is helpful to everyday living, and strong math skills can op . . .

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What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

Most of us know that people learn in a variety of ways — perhaps you’ve noticed kids who count on their fingers, prefer to read aloud or always write things down. But did you know that there are . . .

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Questions to Ask When Considering Private School

Questions to Ask When Considering Private School

It’s easy to conduct an internet search and find a multitude of links that list the best private schools in San Diego, but it’s important to understand that what’s best for one family or stude . . .

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How to Find the Right Preschool

How to Find the Right Preschool

Choosing the right preschool is an important decision for parents. For some, it will be the first time a stranger will watch and care for their child. Here are tips to help make the right decision.C . . .

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Raising Avid Readers

Raising Avid Readers

Raising readers offers a host of cognitive, behavioral and social-emotional benefits, including language development, increased vocabulary and improved attention span as children learn to process em . . .

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Homework Help: Apps and San Diego Tutoring Services

Homework Help: Apps and San Diego Tutoring Services

After a year of online learning, students are finally back in the classroom—but many have fallen behind. Every student needs homework help at some point—sometimes more support than a parent can . . .

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Farmers Markets Offer a Bounty of Learning Opportunities

Farmers Markets Offer a Bounty of Learning Opportunities

Going to farmers markets on a regular basis puts fresh, seasonal produce at kids’ eye level. They start to notice that foods vary week by week and learn what’s in season. This offers an opportunit . . .

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10 Tips for Choosing a Kindergarten Program

10 Tips for Choosing a Kindergarten Program

Choosing a kindergarten program can feel like a daunting task. In an effort to place your child in the “right” school, there are many things to consider. Think about your own philosophy of educ . . .

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Top 5 Reasons to Consider an Online School

Top 5 Reasons to Consider an Online School

Partner content by Compass Charter Schools. Parents looking to change or upgrade schools are using different criteria than in pre-pandemic times. Compass Charter Schools’ Online Learning Program . . .

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Back-to-School Wellness

Back-to-School Wellness

You’ve picked out a new lunchbox, sharpened a big box of pencils, and filled out the school emergency forms. While these tasks may be necessary to send children back to school, below are important . . .

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Get Organized for the School Year

Get Organized for the School Year

It’s finally time to go back to school! Can’t you just smell those freshly sharpened pencils, San Diego? After a year of non-traditional schooling and disrupted routines, we have tips to help yo . . .

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Free, Printable Sign for the First Day of School

Free, Printable Sign for the First Day of School

The first day of school is an important milestone to celebrate. Keep your family's back-to-school tradition alive with a first-day photo of the kids! Choose which free, printable sign is appropriate . . .

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