Hot Topics: Back to School

Posted: July 20, 2018

In the blink of an eye, summer will over and it will be time to go back to school! While we hope you're enjoying your summer, we're happy to share some great Back to School news from our partners.


Fashion Outlets of Chicago's Back-To-School Celebration
Fashion Outlets of Chicago will become an ideal shopping destination for students and teachers alike during its annual "Back-to-School" celebration July 14 through July 29. In addition to the savings provided by retailers throughout the shopping center during the "Back-to-School" shopping season, shoppers can also visit Concierge Services on Level One of the shopping center and receive a commemorative envelope containing additional "Back-to-School" offers from participating retailers.

Visitors can also give back to the community by participating in a special school supply drive benefitting SOS Children's Villages Illinois. Donate a new school supply item valued at $5 or more and receive a Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. two-day "hop-on-hop-off" ticket valid for Chicago Trolley's iconic downtown tour. Learn more...

Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool
Plundering pirates, nature explorers, kindness connectors, inventors, or artists? Who will they be today? Our inquiry-based, emergent curriculum respectfully cultivates curiosity and creativity through projects, exploration, and play. Your child's Bright Horizons experience will include a mix of teacher-initiated projects, individual, one-on-one, and small group learning time within our indoor and outdoor environments. Our inclusive, welcoming community is a place for teachers, children, and families to thrive. Call us today at (877) 624-4532 to schedule a visit and see for yourself how we prepare children to become creators, developers, innovators, and leaders of the future. Learn more...

Sprouts Academy Preschool
Located in Chicago's River North neighborhood, Sprouts Academy serves children ages 2 - 6 years old. Through our highly-educated and passionate teachers, emergent curriculum, anti-bias education, and natural living philosophies, we strive to help children grow into healthy, environmentally conscious, independent thinkers. Call us today at (312) 944-6363 to learn more about our program and schedule a tour. Learn more...

Lumiere Therapeutic Preschool
Our Therapeutic Preschool program is a supportive and inclusive environment for children of all developmental needs. Our small group setting allows for optimal therapy for each child.

Each day in our therapeutic preschool, your child will learn literacy, math, science and self-care. We explore these concepts through music, books, movement, sensory exploration, problem solving, and visual spatial tasks. Each activity will be modified to ensure your child's success in our program in order to help them achieve academic milestones and "graduate". Our program also provideS your child with transitional support throughout the day.

Our clinic has several rooms devoted to the therapeutic preschool, including a sensory gym, allowing children to regulate their bodies before challenging themselves with academic tasks. Learn more...

Asian Language School
Where Learning Languages Is Easy & Fun!
Chinese for Kids and Japanese for Kids are our specialized programs for children to learn languages in a structured approach, combined with personalization based on individual learning styles and interests. Children learn from native speaker teachers in virtual classrooms and focus on building their conversational skills in Chinese or Japanese. Our teachers are professional educators who are dedicated and skilled in teaching young students. Students will enjoy each lesson while gaining invaluable foreign language skills and cultural knowledge. We use modern teaching materials that are aligned with best educational practice. Book a trial for your child today! Learn more...

LectureLab - Register your child for the best customized tutoring in Chicago!
After working alongside various education companies, watching parents struggle to find the right options for their family, LectureLab was born. We are a full-service consultancy company that connects families with the resources they need for their child to succeed.

Let us help your child excel this year with our fleet of friendly and talented tutors that are paired with our curated content. Our programs are geared towards both test preparation and academic tutoring -- you choose. To ensure that families' needs come first, scheduling is flexible and there is no minimum session requirement. After every session, session reports are provided so that parents can readily track their child's progress and reinforce learning at home. Find out more:

Inspire Your Little ARTist's Creativity
The Paintbrush is a unique art studio for children ages 1 to 12 years (with some programming available for even older kids!). Classes at The Paintbrush incorporate music appreciation into hands-on art appreciation lessons to teach students about the lives and the works of influential artists from the past and modern day, from all over the world. Start your 10-week session when your schedule allows. Classes, Year-round camps, holiday and specialty workshops, birthday pARTies, Drop-In ART, Kids' Nights Out, and more! The perfect way to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of art! Learn more...