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Allowance…How Much to Give?
A new survey by the American Institute of CPA's reveals that parents give their kids an average of $780 a year in allowance.
61% of parents pay an allowance and good grades are also rewarded with an average of $16.60 for every 'A'
50% of parents expect to financially support their child…
Shoparoo Utilizes Smart Phones to Raise Money for Local Schools
Every year around this time you start to see kids selling discount cards, coupon books, random food items, or even household goods all to raise money for their school or athletics. Even if a random kid doesn't come knocking on your door trying to sell you something, a co-worker will probably hit you…
Get Educated this Summer
Tired of reruns on TV? Want to learn something new? Take an ED2Go class! It can be taken wherever, and whenever as long as you have internet access! There are over 300 classes to choose from.
The next start date is July 18th. Most classes are $99 and 6 weeks, with a 2 week grace period...
Tri-Tech Skills Center An Awesome Place To Learn!
I had the pleasure of visiting Tri-Tech Skills Center again today. I've been there a few times to talk to the students who are taking the Radio class there with Ed Daily. Ed is an amazing teacher at Tri-Tech, and also hosts our "Legends of Country" show on Sundays on our siste…
Online Courses for Elementary and High School Students?
In an effort to accommodate students with varying levels of advancement and in reaction to state budgetary cuts, at least 30 states in the US now let elementary and high school students take all their courses online.
According to Evergreen Education Group, a consulting firm that works with online sch…
5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework
Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.
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5 Great Educational Apps for Kids
Ever given a five-year-old with an iPad a dirty look? Silently tsk tsk-ed in your head? Hold onto your judgment for a minute – they're not all playing Angry Birds. In fact, there are tons of apps out there that are all abou...
10 Great Songs About School
We've got ten good reason schools shouldn’t be cutting arts budgets: these great songs about their hallowed halls. After all, if they eliminated music classes, who’s gonna write songs about how cool school is?

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