Education

9-year-old girl with Down Syndrome with her elementary school teacher

Finding the Perfect Fit for Education

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  Parents want the best education possible for their children. But when you parent a child with special needs, deciding which school will best support...
Dr. Monica Isquith BASIS Independent McLean

Celebrating Outstanding Teachers

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Over the past two years, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students. During the first part of the COVID-19 pandemic, they proved...
Milo Imagines the World

Art Is Powerful

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The power of art is undeniable. Through art, children and teens can express emotions big and small. They can soar through creation and find...

Spotlight: The Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts

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  “Numerous studies point to the value of arts education in improving student outcomes, yet teachers may not have the resources, access or experience to...

Promoting Student Success: Meet Academic Coach and Counselor Rachael Wilks-McCann

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Rachael Wilks-McCann is a guidance counselor for Stride K12 Private Academy, which accommodates nontraditional students through remote learning. In the Washington area, the academy...
Capital Camps and Retreat Center

Washington FAMILY: Summer Camp Directory Spotlights

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  Summer adventures await in the DMV with a host of camp experiences for all ages, from religious and developmental to interest-based opportunities. Explore a...

Here’s What We’re Loving for Your Family This Month

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By: Elena Epstein, Director of the National Parenting Product Awards; for more product reviews, visit nappaawards.com.   PJ Library Presents Podcasts: “Afternoons with Mimi” and “Beyond...

Arts and Education: Impact on Learning

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  Your friend puts you in charge of party decorations because she claims she’s “not artistic.” When we categorize ourselves as creative or not creative—left-brained...
Celebree School Ashburn Farm

Celebree School Now Open in Ashburn Farm

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  Celebree School of Ashburn Farm is now open. The school will celebrate a grand opening on March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
The Living Classrooms

In This Issue: February 2022

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  In this issue of Washington FAMILY, we explore summer camp choices, from our feature on programs that cultivate a full camp experience for children...