Education

The Post-COVID Classroom: Navigating the Transition Back to In-Person School

Heading back to school always comes with a bit of stress, but this year the transition may be especially challenging. Many children haven’t been in the classroom full-time in more than a year. The rules will be different, and most students can expect mask wearing, temperature checks, and social distancing. How can parents help students prepare for a return to…

The Post-COVID Classroom: Navigating the Transition Back to In-Person School

Heading back to school always comes with a bit of stress, but this year the transition may be especially challenging. Many children haven’t been in the classroom full-time in more than a year. The rules will be different, and most students can expect mask wearing, temperature checks, and social distancing. How can parents help students prepare for a return to…

ADVICE: Why Does My Kid Struggle With Handwriting?

The importance of good handwriting can be easy to overlook in the digital age. Writing by hand, however, is an important skill for our children because it engages the brain in a different way than typing on a keyboard or touching a screen does. Studies show that writing improves memory and helps students retain information and new ideas better than…

Sensory Clubhouse Opening Soon in Chapel Hill

Mark your calendars for July 17 when the Triangle gets its very first sensory clubhouse, Sensored Vibes. Designed for the neurodiverse community, this safe space will bring together kids, adults, parents, and professionals. Equally important, it will provide a sensory…

The Dentzel Carousel Celebrates 100 Years

March 28, 2021, marked the 100 year anniversary of the Dentzel Carousel being part of Pullen Park. This carousel has had quite the ride over its lifetime from its inception in the early 1900s, to its time in Bloomsbury Park,…

We Now Have Historic Downtown Raleigh Trading Cards

Picture two baseball fans studying their collection of cards and you may hear something like this: "I'll trade my Mickey Mantle for your Jackie Robinson." This year in downtown Raleigh, you may hear something slightly different: "I'll trade my Raleigh…

Best Bets: Independent Book Stores in the Triangle

Digital books are typically inexpensive, convenient and earth-friendly. But does anything ever fully replace the feeling of your fingers fanning through the pages of a book? Folding a corner to remind yourself where you left off? Jotting down a quick…

Dino Safari Roars into Raleigh

We had a chance to sit down with the producer of Dino Safari, Tom Zaller, and get the inside scoop on what makes this larger than life drive-thru dinosaur experience roar.…

New Display Debuts at the NC Museum of History

The North Carolina Museum of History has a new pop-up panel display opening this Jan. 28. Learn fascinating details about the Green Book, the annual travel guide that helped African Americans navigate Jim Crow segregation. Published from 1936 to 1966,…

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