It’s Academic! 10 Event Ideas Tied to the Curriculum
Great ideas for events that put the emphasis on both fun and learning.
Plan a Fun, Hands-on STEM Event for Families
From energy to engineering, these STEM activities are easy to do, educational and budget-friendly (perfect for a crowd!).
How To Book a Guest Speaker for Your Next School Program
Thinking of bringing in a speaker or enrichment program for your next school assembly? Start by asking a potential guest speaker these questions.
These fun and flexible areas can help students develop creative and analytical thinking skills.
How To Run a School Readathon
Tips and tools for putting together a readathon or other educational fundraiser.
Guide to Supporting STEAM and STEM Learning
PTOs and PTAs can play a big role in supporting STEAM and STEM learning at school. Our free guide has hands-on activities, tips for finding experts, and more!
10 Ways To Bring Art Appreciation to Students
Painting, drawing, and other art forms are the basis for awesome enrichment activities from school parent groups.
10 STEM Activities To Do at Home Using Household Items
Got some downtime with the kids? Here are 10 family-approved STEM activities to try, many using common household items.
12 Ideas To Get Your School Reading
Make reading more fun and less work with these ideas for promoting and encouraging literacy.
PTOs and the School Technology Gap
Parent groups are a major source of technology funding at schools. How can you help without breaking the bank?
New England's Best School Field Trips
Parent groups often have a big hand in executing successful school field trips. Here are some of the best that New England has to offer.
Ideas That Raise Students' Social Awareness
These parent group projects help kids learn about community and their place in it.
One Year, 2 Million Minutes Spent Reading
A PTO program that inspires students to hit the books earned this group the 2014 Parent Group of the Year award for Outstanding Focus on Academics & Enrichment.
Racing To Read
The Iditarod, a major hometown event, serves as the inspiration for a schoolwide literacy program.
Young Chefs Promote Healthy Eating
An annual recipe contest at a Minnesota elementary school gets students excited about trying new foods.