Unleash Their Talent at an Arts Camp

Acting, singing, music, photography, fine art, design… There’s a camp for that. If you’re undecided about a camp for your child, consider this:  A report from Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonpr...

What Gifted Kids Need From A Very Young Age

Early in his career, Walt Disney was fired by an editor of the newspaper he worked at because, the editor said, “the kid had no good ideas.” Albert Einstein experienced early developmental delays, not talking u...
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Types Of Schools For Your Child

  Written by Nolababy & Family Magazine As you start to plan where to send your child in the fall (or rethink where he or she is now), it’s tempting to look for a program that promises s...

Stem Steam Education In Nola

  On a recent Saturday at the Lyons Center, some 150 kids spent the morning with their hands in sheep hearts. All but the youngest participants dissected the specimens under the supervision of 50 medical ...

Ask The Teacher: Sports, Teacher Errors, Potty Habits

  Q: My daughter is on her middle school’s soccer team, and has hours’ long practices every afternoon. When she has a big project due or an exam the next day, she opts not to go to practice. But the coach ...

Best Apps For Learning

The “edutainment” industry has a plethora of fun apps and computer games that can expand your child’s mind and reinforce school lessons. Here are our recommendations for educational games that are both educatio...
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Avoiding The Summer Slide

Educators and researchers are getting a little concerned about what happens to all of the momentum and learning from the school year that seems to go on hiatus over the summer. The National Summer Learning Ass...
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Tutoring

Marci Johnson, Ed.M., a frequent contributor to nola baby & family, worked in the field of education for 20 years and now is a freelance writer and fulltime Mom. She and her husband live Uptown with their t...
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Top Ten Charter Schools In New Orleans

  Written by Nolababy & Family Magazine       Top Ten Charter Schools in New Orleans based on 2008-09 School Performance Scores (SPS)   1. Ben Franklin H...
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Tutoring In New Orleans

While some parents choose tutoring to give their academically strong student a boost or help their high schooler prepare for college admittance exams, many turn to tutoring when their child is struggling with a...