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Schools and learning in charlottesville

Schools and Education in Charlottesville Virginia are exceptionally good. We know all children learn in their own unique ways, and we are thankful to have so many incredible schools and resources in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County area to help each student reach his or her full potential. From toddlers to teenagers, there is a place for everyone to foster a love of learning. Daycare and preschool education options include church schools, co-ops, Montessori schools, Waldorf educations and more. Learning goes beyond the classroom for Charlottesville families. Students often take music lessons, learn sports, study art, learn computer programming, do science and math competitions, learn a foreign language and brush up on skills with specialized tutors and much more.  Read on to find local education resources, learning at home ideas, tips for fostering your kid’s learning, book recommendations, tutors and more. Plus, view a list of just some of the excellent schools options in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.

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Visit the Science Museum of Virginia with Kids

Your children can explore science while having fun with hundreds of unique, hands-on STEAM exhibits at the Science Museum of [...]

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Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

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Raising a Polite Child

TIPS FOR TEACHING KIDS MANNERS & POLITENESS “Please; thank you; how do you do?” In our fast-paced, increasingly casual society, [...]

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Tired Tales at Bedtime

ONE DAD’S BEDTIME STORIES FOR HIS DAUGHTERS “Can’t we have separate stories?” My 8-year-old daughter, Marie, lay on one side [...]

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Brian Calhoun, Creator of the Famous TinkerTar

Meet The Founder of TinkerTar and Chickapig Charlottesville area native, Brian Calhoun is perhaps best known to local families as [...]

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Black History Month Books for Kids

CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR TEACHING ABOUT BLACK HISTORY Reading with your children is one of the best ways to engage with [...]

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Tips on Being A Great Homework Parent

CHARLOTTESVILLE TEACHER SHARES TIPS WITH PARENTS ON HOW TO HELP WITH HOMEWORK In the book, The One and Only Ivan [...]

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Family-Friendly Volunteer Ideas

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

Education

Raising a Polite Child

TIPS FOR TEACHING KIDS MANNERS & POLITENESS “Please; thank you; how do you do?” In our fast-paced, increasingly casual society, [...]

Education

Tired Tales at Bedtime

ONE DAD’S BEDTIME STORIES FOR HIS DAUGHTERS “Can’t we have separate stories?” My 8-year-old daughter, Marie, lay on one side [...]

Education

Brian Calhoun, Creator of the Famous TinkerTar

Meet The Founder of TinkerTar and Chickapig Charlottesville area native, Brian Calhoun is perhaps best known to local families as [...]

Education

Black History Month Books for Kids

CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR TEACHING ABOUT BLACK HISTORY Reading with your children is one of the best ways to engage with [...]

Education

Tips on Being A Great Homework Parent

CHARLOTTESVILLE TEACHER SHARES TIPS WITH PARENTS ON HOW TO HELP WITH HOMEWORK In the book, The One and Only Ivan [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Family-Friendly Volunteer Ideas

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

Education

8 Children’s Books to Read This Grandparents’ Day

TOP 8 CHILDREN’S BOOKS CELEBRATING GRANDPARENTS Grandparents’ Day is the second Sunday in September each year. All of the below [...]

LIVE. LOVE. BUY LOCAL

We are proud to have the support of the best independently-owned businesses throughout the area, from tutors and private schools to education specialists. Daycares, preschools, tutoring centers, gifted educations, speech language therapy, language learning, private schools, special needs education and all sorts of education programs are available. You can find here all the local experts in Charlottesville Virginia Schools and Education. Live locally by supporting our local partners.

mUSEUMS & dAYTRIPS

Virginia is for museum lovers and there are so many to choose from. If your family enjoys historical sites you might want to visit a Civil War site like Appomattox or a historical home of one of our founding Fathers – there are four presidential homes to tour in Virginia. Museums are fun for kids of all ages. There ae many wonderful children;s museums are within an hours drive of Charlottesville from our very own Virginia Discovery Museum on the historic Downtown Mall to the Children’s Museum of Richmond, Explore More! In Harrisonburg and the creative Amazement Square in Lynchburg. Other tried and true family attractions include the Science Museum of Richmond, the many Virginia Zoos and an array of art museums sure to delight everyone in the family.

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4th of July Events in Charlottesville

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

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Top 13 Charlottesville Museums & Attractions

Enjoy lots more family fun in the Charlottesville area – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums, Swimming Pool Guide, [...]

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Days Out With Dad

Enjoy a Charlottesville Dad’s fresh perspective on honoring special occasions with the gift of an experience rather than a fleeting [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Visit the Science Museum of Virginia with Kids

Your children can explore science while having fun with hundreds of unique, hands-on STEAM exhibits at the Science Museum of [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

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Best Children’s Museums in Virginia

Learn & play at these kid-friendly Virginia children’s museums! Living in Charlottesville, we are perfectly placed to explore fun, interactive [...]

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Swim & Splash Near Charlottesville

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

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Charlottesville Area Berry & Fruit Picking Guide

Liberty Mills Farm (Somerset)Pick your own strawberries in May and enjoy yummy popcorn, fudge, and ice cream. Be sure to [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Top 13 Charlottesville Museums & Attractions

Enjoy lots more family fun in the Charlottesville area – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums, Swimming Pool Guide, [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Days Out With Dad

Enjoy a Charlottesville Dad’s fresh perspective on honoring special occasions with the gift of an experience rather than a fleeting [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Visit the Science Museum of Virginia with Kids

Your children can explore science while having fun with hundreds of unique, hands-on STEAM exhibits at the Science Museum of [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Best Children’s Museums in Virginia

Learn & play at these kid-friendly Virginia children’s museums! Living in Charlottesville, we are perfectly placed to explore fun, interactive [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Swim & Splash Near Charlottesville

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Charlottesville Area Berry & Fruit Picking Guide

Liberty Mills Farm (Somerset)Pick your own strawberries in May and enjoy yummy popcorn, fudge, and ice cream. Be sure to [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Artsy Daytrips In & Around Charlottesville

8 CREATIVE DAY TRIPS FOR ARTSY KIDS Some of my favorite Christmas gifts as a child were those arts and [...]

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Looking for Schools and Education in Charlottesville Virginia? A local Education professional, tutor kids class, specialty lessons or summer camp in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area? Click a topic below to view our Resource Directory to find Schools and Education in Charlottesville Virginia as well as other providers for your family.

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