At Home With Common Core

Testing vs Text The Common Core State Standards Initiative, more commonly called “The Common Core,” has ignited a national conversation about edu

September 7, 2017

Beacon of Hope Dimming?

Making Good on A Promise Brown v. the Board of Education was an iconic case that was supposed to be a beacon of hope. In America, every child, no mat

September 7, 2017

Back-to-School Heights Style

Iris Garcia heads up the committee on special needs for the Operation Exodus Parent Advisory Council, a group of parent leaders in the Exodus communit

September 6, 2017

The Importance of Free Play">The Importance of Free Play

Don't Limit Free Play! While a summer full of too many unproductive or unsupervised hours is a terrible waste for a child, free play is one of the mo

July 30, 2017

Sign Me Up!

SIGN LANGUAGE AND ITS BENEFITS FOR HEARING CHILDREN This week one of our tutors, Isabel, decided to introduce sign language to kindergarten & 1st

May 25, 2017

Join The Uptown Arts Movement

Coming Soon:The Uptown Arts Stroll 2017 The Uptown Arts Stroll is NoMAA’s annual month-long art festival. For the entire month of June, North

May 24, 2017
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What True Leaders Do

Becoming A Better Leader By Dr. Mark Gonzalez In business, in school, or in life, a transformational leader is one who can identify necessary change

May 15, 2017

First, Believe…

First, Believe...  When seeking lasting change it’s important to cast a vision of the result you’d like to see. But, that’s not enough. First,

May 12, 2017

Sonia Sotomayer Sounds Off

This article was originally published by Huff Post in the Paving The Way section.   Sonia Sotomayor: Not Everyone Can Just Pull Themselves

April 7, 2017

The “Movement” Movement in School

This article was originally published in New York Times Family section, March 21, 2017     Why Kids Shouldn't Sit Still In Class by Donna De

March 27, 2017