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Helping kids be creative

December 30, 2015 Families can help children be creative, innovative, and persistent problem solvers throughout their lives. Creativity, also known as divergent thinking, is thinking outside the box. more »»

Snow safety

December 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — If snow ever gets to the area — and it inevitably will — it helps to know how to be properly attired and have the correct gear when on a snow bike. more »»

Kids need to be taught how to save

December 23, 2015 Grandparent visits are great times to help children learn the importance of managing money. Young children can learn to save, donate, and spend wisely. more »»

Students raise almost $1,900 for Meals on Wheels

December 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Elementary students at Superior Central School shocked their teachers last week when they raised more than three times their goal during an event to benefit Meals on Wheels. more »»

Role playing helps build language

December 16, 2015 Role playing, also known as dramatic play, helps children develop creativity, confidence, and language skills that are so important for learning to read. The theatre doesn’t need to be fancy. more »»

Calming influence

December 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Sometimes animals of the canine or equine kind can be the teacher instead of the human kind, instead of the usual other way around. more »»

Great gifts for fun and learning

December 9, 2015 When birthdays come around, grandparents want to give special gifts little ones. more »»

Father Marquette Middle School team excels

December 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — Speaking in front of a crowd involves more than just getting up the nerve to stand up and spout words, and the earlier someone can accomplish this, the better they should be at public... more »»

Kids love photos and Kahoot.it

December 2, 2015 Most basements and attics have photographs, loads of snapshots going back several generations. They sit in boxes or layered in photo albums divided between family member. more »»

Rock the Socks!

November 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Hats, gloves, mitten, scarves and coats tend to rise to the top of people’s clothing donation lists for those in need during the winter. more »»

Marquette Alternative High School seeks donations

November 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Hats, gloves, mitten, scarves and coats tend to rise to the top of people’s clothing donation lists for those in need during the winter. more »»

Easy math recipes for children

November 25, 2015 Two fun and successful recipes for young children are Three Ingredient Apple Danish and Eggless Cake. more »»

Study: US preschool enrollment low among developed nations

November 25, 2015 Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus... more »»

Study: US preschool enrollment low among developed nations

November 25, 2015 Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus... more »»

Easy math recipes for children

November 25, 2015 Two fun and successful recipes for young children are Three Ingredient Apple Danish and Eggless Cake. more »»

ENERGY-EFFICIENT EDUCATION

November 18, 2015 NEGAUNEE — It’s becoming an LED world, and over two days last week at the Negaunee Senior Center, local residents had a chance to learn more about that world. more »»

Cooking creative veggies

November 18, 2015 Children love to cook when the food is made quickly and looks interesting. Potatoes are a good choice because they cook quickly and can be dressed up or dressed down for picky palettes. more »»

Guiding the future of recycling

November 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — Are you a city of Marquette resident who recycles religiously, dividing items into the dual-recycling stream of rigids and fibers? Or do you put everything into your green bag? Students... more »»

Make fun, thoughtful autumn art

November 11, 2015 Late fall is a good time to do family activities with small children that teach kindness and caring for one another, especially for family members who may be ill, alone, or lonely. more »»

Empathy education

November 4, 2015 GWINN — It’s hard enough for many youngsters to fully accept peers who look different from themselves. After all, many adults struggle with this as well. Imagine having a severe facial abnormalit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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