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Bedtime routines may not be popular among little ones, but they pay off, for the brain and body. A recent study showed that 7-year-olds with consistent bedtimes tested better in reading, math and spatial comprehension, versus kids with sudden changes in bedtimes. If your kid has been spending summer going to bed and waking up late, you'd better start easing him back to a school-appropriate sleep schedule. The earlier you start, the easier it is. Learn how!
A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Here are some essential health-related tips to keep in mind.
Both President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have called for longer school days and years. Is this the way to higher achievement in our students?
Here are ten easy, kid-friendly lunches guaranteed to sneak veggies into your child's diet without straining your budget.
Ever wonder what a school principal's duties are? Check out this day in the life of a principal to get the answers!
Separation anxiety is a very common problem for preschool children. Here are some tips for cutting down on separation anxiety during the preschool year.
Want to help your child boost some academics this summer?  Good news! You can use state standards to guide you. Here's how.
Here's an alphabetical guide to the 26 details parents shouldn't forget this back to school season.
How do you make your involvement in your child's education count? Here's a guide to things you can do at home and at school.
When a teacher calls home, it can be a scary experience for a child, and even scarier for a parent. You may be put in a vulnerable and defensive position, especially if you're not seeing the same unruly behavior at home. However, calmly addressing the issue with a teacher will help solve the problem and teach your child about healthy ways to resolve conflict. So take a deep breath and tackle the situation with these tips.
Children being afraid of the teacher is a common occurrence. Here are expert tips for helping a child who is scared of her preschool teacher.
If school group projects are giving your child headaches, you can help! Learn how to help kids make group projects work for them.
You don't need to know long division or world history to improve your child's test performance. Help your child at home with these seven tips.
The Internet may be your one-stop source for information and background on pretty much everything, but it didn't get that way overnight. Help keep your library relevant by drumming up business with these simple tips and tricks.
Teachers aren't magicians or super heroes. They can't freeze time and they can't read minds. Therefore, they can't possibly give every student a personalized education. Too many students, too little time. But time and we see that for children to reach their potential as students, they must be interested, engaged and given plenty of one-on-one help. You can help give your child a personal education plan with some basic steps and a little bit of free time. You can't do the job of all your child's teachers, but you can certainly join the team.
Tips and advice for parents dealing with the possibility of grade retention.
It's hard dealing with 'difficult' children, but advocating for them might be even harder. Read our advice to find out the best way to go about it.
Back to School prep used to mean mastering a few basics like learning to sit still and listen after the lazy days of vacation were over, settling on a school night routine and buying a backpack full of pencils, paper and paste. But today, getting ready to go back to school is not so straightforward. Modern classrooms are wired to the max and adjusting to these new technologiesóor learning to put limits on familiar onesócan be a challenge for parents and students alike.
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