Today's students are growing up in an increasingly STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focused world, regardless of career choice.
Balancing this heightened level of engagement with the demands of hectic family schedules means parents are increasingly challenged to select the most meaningful activities for their children.
Despite performing at similar levels to their male counterparts, girls’ confidence and interest in engineering and math experiences a decline during middle school
Last month during the summer games, Lynn and Rick Raisman became internet sensations when they were caught on camera freaking out while daughter Aly competed in the Olympics.
There is great power for children in group singing. It might be the first time we hear our voices merge with others, singing the same words, melody, and rhythm.
All reading is not created equal. Want your kids to learn? Have them turn off their devices and pick up a book!
From soccer to lacrosse, sports are what most parents initially think about when considering extracurricular activities for their children.
Haley Grenesko, 13, of Morningside was crowned the girls champion at the 93rd National Marbles Tournament in June in Wildwood, New Jersey.
Today’s kids seem to have less time to play outside with neighborhood friends than kids of a generation ago. With less natural playtime, extracurricular activities play an important role to develop interpersonal skills. Here are seven key reasons in the role extracurricular activities play.
As part of its nation-wide audition tour, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School is hosting a Pittsburgh audition on Saturday, Jan. 30, for young dancers interested in applying for its 2016 Intensive Summer Program (ISP). Registration begins at 1 p.m. The audition follows from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at PBT Studios, 2900 Liberty Ave., in the Strip District.
The true spirit of the holiday season is giving back to those in need, and there are many ways to get involved in your local community to make a difference.
Instead of fighting crowds at the store, head to the kitchen and whip up Pinterest-worthy treats and crafts.
As the school year starts up, our throats begin to tighten. Fall sports tryouts are underway, and our children are stressed. Chances are, you're feeling just as anxious for tryouts as your kids. Best case scenario, they make the team and happily transition into the regular season, worst case they don't and they come to you in a whirlwind of emotion that leaves you struggling to find a resolution.