Feb. 18—FAIRMONT — While passing a basketball between a team of kids from different areas of Marion County is not the best activity idea during a pandemic, the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission has created a new way to teach kids the fundamentals of basketball. MCPARC normally hosts a […]

Mister Rogers famously told children to “look for the helpers” ― the people in this world who work to assist others and spread goodness, even (or especially) in challenging times. But you don’t have to be a grown-up to be a helper. Kids can play this role too. In fact, […]

Even before the mass move to virtual learning, school has always been difficult for some children; in the best of times, 32 percent of 4th-graders aren’t reading at the basic level. And now that most schools are online, kids—and the adults helping them through everything—are struggling with additional challenges. Parents […]

Jill Hitchcock is the senior executive vice president responsible for the U.S. private client group at Fisher Investments, a fee-only investment adviser. If you’re like me, virtual learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic has made you more involved in your kids’ education this year. Teachers are doing their very best to […]

Zack Mance and his partner, Michelle Van Veen, watch as Assistant Chef Instructor Jamie Stein teaches them how to make the perfect French toast during a Bubbles and Brunch class at Cook Street Culinary School on Oct. 24, 2020 in Denver. (Seth McConnell, Special to The Denver Post) Teaching clients […]