Beyond the Classroom

Portland Business Journal Editor Suzanne Stevens (left) presents Vice President of Education Linda Hassan Anderson with a 2015 Orchid Award.

Linda Hassan Anderson Awarded 2015 Women of Influence Orchid Award

Linda Hassan Anderson, Vice President of Education for Knowledge Universe, was recognized by the Portland Business Journal as a Woman of Influence, honored for her leadership at KU, her involvement with nonprofit organizations, and her role in mentoring women leaders. Here, Anderson sits down with the journal to answer a few questions: Tell us something we

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The Craft Table: Painting with Mother Nature!

When you think of painting, you probably think about using a brush (or fingers perhaps). But nature can provide a new way to create a masterpiece. In this art project, twigs, bark, pine cones, or the floppy branch of a spruce tree become brushes; they create incredible textures on paper. Take a walk, gather your

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To get some sleep, the whole family may need to make a scheduling adjustment, says children's sleep expert Dr. Elizabeth Super. But making sleep a priority is absolutely worth it!

Night Waker? Early Riser? Children’s Sleep Expert Dr. Super Troubleshoots Your Family’s Sleep Woes

For their first few years, children spend half their lives asleep. But parents seem to spend much of those early years trying to get more sleep. That conundrum (familiar to all parents) prompted us to call Dr. Elizabeth Super, a pediatrician and children’s sleep specialist with the Pediatric Sleep Medicine program at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s

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The Craft Table: Make a Perfect Place for Nature

Having a spring brunch this weekend? Here’s a fun way your kids can contribute to the festivities of the table. Using contact paper, construction paper, and a little help from Mother Nature, these homemade place mats add a wonderful note of spring joy to the table. (They also happen to make a great spring brunch activity for your

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