KC Girls Prep Academy se prepara para un nuevo año escolar

By Angie Baldelomar KC Girls Prep Academy prepares for new school year Kansas City Girls Prep Academy is preparing to welcome students for the coming school year.Located on the corner of East 17th and Van Brunt in Kansas City, Missouri, the academy is the area’s first and only public, single-gender school.“(We) work to build a […]

Programa busca aumentar la diversidad en la educación urbana de KC

Program aims to increase diversity in KC urban educationBy Angie BaldelomarA program inside the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Education is working to increase the number of diverse and “exemplary” teachers in urban schools across the Kansas City area.Called the Institute for Urban Education (IUE), the cohort model program prepares students to teach […]

Navarro educates through music

By Angie Baldelomar From an early age, Fernando Navarro loved music.Navarro learned to play the guitar and piano by himself. Music education is not prominent in public schools in his native Mexico.Later, he discovered his other passion: teaching.Born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Navarro has found a way to combine both passions as a music […]

Get used to new way of traveling

Commentary by Tere Siqueira In a COVID-19 world, it is essential to learn a new way of traveling.The World Travel and Tourism Council has developed an extensive range of protocols to cover the new normal for providers as diverse as airlines, shops, hotels and restaurants. Travelers must get used to following those protocols. If you […]

Parents seek balance when monitoring children’s online activities

By Roberta Pardo Virtually all kids born in this century are digital natives.In keeping with that, kids as young as 5 know how to use cell phones or iPads. Thus, parents are faced with the decision of whether to monitor their children’s device usage — and how closely to do so.Parents find themselves trying to […]

Voces Consulares: No, it’s not a game!

A hurtful joke or hitting someone “jokingly” are expressions of violence that can escalate and put at risk the integrity and even the life of a person.Violence between romantic partners, husbands and wives or even when dating, occurs when the limits of a healthy relationship are unknown or are simply surpassed.Toxic relationships generally affect women, […]

How to communicate better with your children

Commentary by Chara More than ever, it is important to have good relationships with your children so you can help them and support them.Communication is key to developing your relationships with your children. Here are some ways to help you maintain good communication with your children: *Have a nice conversation: Try to start a conversation […]

Voces Consulares: Center for Information and Assistance to Mexicans

For almost ten years, the Center for Information and Assistance to Mexicans (CIAM) has contributed to the service capacities of the 51 consular offices of Mexico in the United States, serving as a point of contact that provides a humane, professional and opportune assistance and consular protection to our fellow nationals.The CIAM 24/7 seven-days-a-week hotline […]

How to celebrate Children Day’s at home

Commentary by Tere SiqueiraThis Friday (April 30) is a special day in Mexico. That is when the country observes Children’s Day.As Wikipedia and other sources state, the World Conference on the Welfare of Children officially declared an International Children’s Day in 1925. Since then, countries worldwide have designated dates to stage their national observances of […]