"Do more than belong:
Do more than care:
Do more than believe:
Do more than be fair:
Do more than forgive:
Do more than dream:
* William Arthur Ward
Are you having trouble coming up with gift ideas for a special little one? Peruse our gift-giving index for inspiration. Whether it’s the holiday season, your little tyke’s birthday or an event for family or friends, our list of suggestions is sure to fuel the fires of your imagination.
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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re searching for a preschool that’s safe, reliable and affordable, to feel conflicted when weighing private against public schooling, or even to feel daunted by the task of choosing your child’s high school. Millions of parents have been there before. Who better to turn to for advice? In this list of resources, you’ll get helpful advice from real parents, professionals, as well as education experts.
Founded in 1998, GreatSchools aims to improve K-12 education by inspiring parents to get involved. Visitors have access to school data, expert advice, articles and community content. Registered users can also publish, post and connect with members of the online parent community.
GreatSchools.net — Elementary, middle and high school information for public, private and charter schools nationwide.
You may only be someone in the world, but to someone else, you may be the world.
Edvisors offers a lot of information : offering a variety of listings, reviews, directories for schools starting from pre-k, K-12, high schools, continuing education thru to college. Search for resources for educators and students alike. Research student loans, grants, scholarships, click handy links to FAFSA and private loan processes as well.
Go to Edvisors to find online schools and education programs by categories and sub categories. Paruse thru the links to scholarships and preview all the various degrees and even look for jobs at private schools. This site is a gold mine of information.
SchoolMatch.com is a searchable directory of all the public schools across the nation. It includes statistics, terms, and eductional resources about the districts. Read detailed reports, news briefs, policy changes, on any school and on any district, information to help you to make informed decisions about which school you choose.
Montessori schools is another alternative to public and private schools. These schools use a different philosophy and method to teaching. The variations amoung each school can be confusing. The Montessori Foundation helps you to understand the differences and provides helpful information. Check out Montessori Foundation and the American Montessori Society for more info and additional resources and links.
Homeschool.com is one of many resources for parents. They provide resource guides, support groups, newsletters, FAQ's, and bootcamps for new families just learning about homeschooling. Home schooling is a nice alternative but approved curriculum is legally required. Motivations vary but often, parents are seeking this alternative for better academic results. There are many homeschooling communities and resources available. To find a homeschooling resource, search for homeschooling