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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2018

In 2018, the March 24 student demonstration in DC, March for Our Lives, inspired our Middle School students to join the protest. In the national headlines: Facebook came under more scrutiny with another data breach, a soccer team...

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Books for Young Children about Identity, Social Justice, and Activism

Teachers of young children at Lowell know how vital it is to help children as they develop their identities, experience people’s many differences, and learn to form caring friendships and communities. One of the many ways they dive...

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School Talk's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

In 2017, debates about the role of the media in our democracy, demonstrations taking place across the country, and a magnificent solar eclipse traversing North America garnered headlines in national news. STEM remained a hot topic...

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Unplug and Enjoy Board Games with the Family

When the kids get a break from school, it’s an opportunity to spend some quality family time together. But the days can feel long, it’s true, and it’s tempting to just plop down on the couch and watch a movie. Next time you and the...

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How to Get the Kids to School on Time

Let’s face it, not everyone is a morning person, and even if you are, your kids might not be. Getting to school on time might be a perpetual challenge, or you might hit a rough period when, for whatever reason, it’s just tougher to...

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Tips for a Smooth Transition to School

It’s hard to believe how quickly the summer is disappearing. The days are flying by. Television commercials and store displays are featuring back to school sales, and you’ve got the itch to start getting the family back into a more...

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Avoiding Summer Slide and Keeping it Fun

When you look back to your own childhood summers, you might remember long days of play stretching past dinnertime, the fun and excitement of summer camp, hours of reading and playing in the pool, creek, or spray from the fire...

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DC Restaurants for the Whole Family

Sometimes, the whole family just needs a night out. But where can a family go that will feel like a treat for adults and kids alike? What if some in the family eat vegetarian or gluten free and some crave a big juicy hamburger? Is...

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School Talk's Top Ten Blog Posts 2016

2016 was one for the record books, and Lowell's School Talk blog tackled topics large and small and everything in between—

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STEM Books for Kids: Preschool–Middle School

Want to spark your child’s interest in science, technology, engineering, and math? Do you have a child who is fascinated by coding but you don’t know the first thing about it? Check out this list of STEM books from Lowell’s...

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