Six Utica schools students earn top scholastic arts honors
Six Utica Community Schools students were honored nationally for excellence in the visual arts, including one earning the competitions top award.
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
10 Awesome Ways to Use Nail Polish (Besides on Your Nails)
What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)
Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: play.
20 Books Featuring Diverse Characters to Inspire Connection and Empathy
San Francisco Public Library's children's book librarians recommend favorite new titles featuring diverse characters and families.
What to Expect from Toddler Child Care at a Montessori School
The Montessori experience differs from mainstream educational philosophies, and that's one of the keys to its success. By eliminating the mindless busy-work and allowing children to engage with all of their senses, Montessori toddler child care successfully allows kids to continue loving learning throughout their education. The Montessori philosoph...
How the Marine Corps Prepared Me for Teaching
Following her honorable discharge, veteran Nicole Smith turned to teaching and found that the values she acquired while serving paralleled many of the demands of her chosen profession.
10 Reasons Why You Should Use The Martial Arts To Reach Your Physical Fitness Goals
This is a short and sweet article highlighting some of the many fitness benefits associated with the Martial Arts training
The 50 Best Private Special Needs Schools in the United States
For an updated ranking, see 50 Best Private Schools for Special Needs 2015 Every student has individual learning abilities. While in many cases, one of the goals of a comprehensive education is inclusion of all students of a particular age or grade level into the same classroom, at times some students' needs are b
What Came First: the Chicken or the Synagogue?
It has often been said that observing Jewish rituals and customs is impossible without having a community to support you. I believe that to be true...