Category: Educating Girls

60 Days of Summer Fun… #5- Get Inspired By Literature

Sometimes interests turn into obsessions… trains, stuffed animals, cats. For my little one, kitty cats were — and are her world. When she was a preschooler, she collected them, “talked” them, dressed as them, read about them, knew who their cousins were at the zoo, and could identify the numerous breeds. Over the years, I’ve encouraged her fondness of felines by getting…

60 Days of Summer Fun… #3- READING, Part 2- Making Reading Fun from the Get-Go

Inspire your child to pick up a book of her own this summer by creating the perfect reading environment for her. That includes getting your child excited about reading with a few tools: – the book nook– a quaint oasis for reading, – a reading log to keep track of the reading. It’s simple to make yourself, or use one of these templates.…

60 Days of Summer Fun… #2- The 3 Rs Starts with READING – Part 1-The Booklists

We’re so passionate about READING that we’re giving the topic our undivided attention. PART 1- The Booklists PART 2- Making Reading Fun from the Get Go PART 3- Books for Girls PART 4- Books for Boys PART 5- You’re Never Too Old for Read Alouds So be sure to check out our multi-part series on READING, starting with, of course,…

60 Days of Summer Fun… #1- The Daily Learning Routine

Summer is officially here and whether your child is at camp, on a family vacation with you, or with a caregiver during the week, PALNYC has you covered. We’ve got 60 Days of Summer Fun to beat the summer brain drain and prevent your child’s summer learning loss. For starters, don’t miss the recap of our 2014 signature session for parents last month on Preventing…

Student Spotlight: Laura G.- Marathon Runner, Dancer, Book Lover

PALNYC’s Student Spotlight Shines on Laura G, Marathon Runner, Dancer and Book-lover Laura G., a 6th grade student at The Speyer Legacy School for advanced learners is not your average 12-year-old girl. When Laura is not studying, playing with friends or dancing with the National Dance Institute’s Scholarship for The Willing, Achieving and Talented (S.W.A.T.) advanced team, she spends her time training…