Teaching is often like parenting; each classroom is unique, with its own atmosphere, guidelines, and expectations. But all classrooms have one common goal: Leading children to success. When we consider this, it’s important to remember that just because something...
I am the product of public schools and it could not have been a better experience. I taught in public schools just like my mom and her mom did. My husband also went to public schools and his daughters...
At Knoxville Moms Blog we are chock-full of strong opinions, and these opinions carry over to our school supplies preferences as well. I polled our contributors, particularly our contributors who are also teachers, to learn what they love as...
Moms, you’ll do a lot of really great things this summer. I’m sure most of you have a bucket list full of swimming lessons, camp, and outdoor fun. I’m here to challenge you to think outside the box and...
As my oldest edges towards kindergarten this fall, we've found ourselves flip-flopping regarding all of the options available for educating our kids. In the age of the internet, there's no doubt that the world and its resources have opened...
Did you know that Tennessee has a mission to equip 55% of Tennesseans with a college degree by 2025? This mission is called Drive to 55 and encompasses the Tennessee Promise and the Tennessee Reconnect programs. Though both programs...
A few weeks ago, towards the end of April, farmers' market season came to bloom in the Knoxville area. Along with it was a new experience, geared primarily at children (though it truly promotes some great conversations and interactions...
 It's hard to believe that summer is right around the corner! As you begin planning summer camps and activities, don't forget about the awesomeness that is VBS! Vacation Bible School has become one of our favorite summer traditions. The kids...
That time of year is creeping ever closer. The buds are showing up on tree branches, the snow has melted away, the days and nights are getting milder...and enrollment season is just about upon us. Lord, help us all.  Admittedly...
It’s hard to watch your child struggle in school, but there are things you can do to help them. Find out how to turn, “This is too hard!” into “I’m so smart!” with these 5 tips: 1) Remind them that even...
Students have more access to news articles now than ever before. They can enter a search term into Google, and thousands of articles on a topic return at their disposal. Young people also encounter news through their social media...
Playing a team or individual sport is a natural fit for many children. Kids benefit from learning how to participate on a team, realizing the discipline and patience it takes to achieve excellence, and practicing gross motor skills. Many...

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