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Do today's teens have what it takes to make ethical decisions?
Here are some ideas for helping your child launch their journey of self-discovery. It may just lead to success in the future.
Why experts say the study of history shouldn't be 'left behind.'
Experts say parents should nurture their child's appreciation and enjoyment of music.
Expert parenting advice on how to deal with everyday power struggles between parents and first graders.
For many families, the grade is the goal. But what do those letters really mean? And do they really do any good?
Expert parenting advice on how to deal with everyday power struggles between parents and second graders.
Is kindness quaint?  Why taking time out to teach your children 'random acts of kindness' is so important.
Is good sportsmanship a thing of the past? Here's how parents can cultivate a sense of sportsmanship in their child.
Here's how to strike an appropriate balance between explaining tragedies to your child and protecting them.
The guest editors of Education.com's Special Edition on bullying answer some questions about bullying.
Here are some easy projects to teach your child about the Civil War.
Should you let your kid light a fire? Play with knives? Dismantle your appliances? Gever Tulley of the summer program The Tinkering School, says yes.
With a holiday break coming up, you may be looking forward to quality family time, but your kid likely has other plans: waking up late, hanging out with friends, and opening those precious presents. Activities like these put kids' character on full display. It's a perfect time for a check-up! No, not a doctor's check-up—a character check-up. Make the holidays about more than toys and tinsel by focusing some energy on building up these valuable traits.
When we were in school, sex education was on a 'need-to-know' basis. The teacher spent a few minutes stuttering through the basic birds and bees, leaving the students with little more than an overwhelming . . .
Honesty is a virtue that will serve children well throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Teaching honesty helps develop character and self-esteem.
Give your child a glimpse into the lives of other children learning to read, halfway around the world: tell her about the Camel Bookmobile.
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