Is College Right for Your Child?

January 1, 2022 By Jannean Dixon, M.Ed. “I’m an adult!” That’s what I thought when I graduated high school, but I was so wrong. I had no idea what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. Because of my inde...

2021 Early Learning School Guide

January 1, 2021 Early childhood (usually defined as birth to 8 years) is a time of tremendous physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and language development. 8-year-olds typically are in grade 3.  Jefferson P...

NOLA Education during COVID

We gathered a panel of local experts to guide us through the ever-changing landscape of today's Covid-influenced education. We spoke with Dr. Pat Blackwell, a licensed psychologist, Dr. Lauren Hernandez, a boa...

5 Read-Alouds to Exercise Kids’ Minds

April 4, 2020 Too busy to read a book to your little one during the at-home work day? No worries, here are five virtual read-alouds that make sure your kids won't miss out on story time.    First Lady...

Best Apps For At-Home Learning

Updated March 16, 2020 The “edutainment” industry has a plethora of fun apps that can expand your child’s mind and reinforce school lessons. Here are apps that are both educational and engaging, as well as so...

The Big IDEA With SPED

September 5, 2019 “Parents must educate themselves so they can adequately advocate for their children’s needs.” Special education doesn't mean a student is isolated or ignored — quite the opposite, actually. ...