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Time is a hard concept for preschoolers. Here's how parents can help young children at home with fun activities and strategies to teach the concept of time.
There are benefits of failure? Yes! Making mistakes is a hugel part of learning, in school and in life. Learn what benefits of failure lie in 5 school subjects.
Making the jump to kindergarten is a huge milestone for children. They are well aware that they are growing up, and they're eager to learn new things and take on new responsibilities. But while their school lives are moving faster than ever, they are still at an early stage of emotional development, which can make kindergarten a complicated, confusing time—for you and your kid. Learn what emotional characteristics you can expect, and get a few tips on what you can do about them.
New research says that background television may be affecting your child's development.
The sad truth is that every school, whether public, private or parochial, has mean girls.  If you have a daughter, take the time to read this helpful article.
Babies don't come with instructions, so much of being a new mom relies on trial-and-error. Learn how to avoid these common mistakes that new parents make.
Third graders are ready to really learn about physical education. Here are some examples of third grade movement milestones:
If you suspect that your teen is stealing, it is important to figure out the underlying reasons. Here are some expert ideas for dealing with teens who steal.
By preschool, children identify themselves as male or female, and gender differences in their behavior may already be apparent.
Boys are falling behind girls in school performance. What's behind the boy crisis, and how can parents and teachers help?
There is an increasing population of male students who have developed a distaste for school. What's changed in American education over the past 30 years?
Here are 5 potty training tips to get your child going .. to the bathroom!
A new study shows academic success may hinge on how many words you speak to your child. What's the magic number?
By age five, girls are studious junior academics while boys are rough and tumble little terrors. That's an exaggerated view, but not a complete tall tale.
No one would describe the typical teenager as a particularly rational creature. But some behavior is normal, while some may point to a deeper problem.
Here are four approaches to helping your preschooler become a more confident and resilient child.
Second graders are rapidly maturing and establishing identities for themselves. They are learning to think smarter, be more social and take care of themselves, but they're still young kids with kid-like emotions, and you're still a parent who should know what to do. Learn what's happening with your child's emotions, and take a few of our tips.
Social Emotional Learning is a new trend in whole child education that's gaining traction. Here's what you need to know about Social Emotional Learning.
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