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You want the best possible education for your child, but knowing how to choose your child's school and get involved in their education can be as challenging as your child's math homework! We've gathered top-notch articles on everything from helping your child learn to read to communicating with your child's teacher. We've got you covered, so that you can ensure your child develops a lifelong love of learning.

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  • 41.

    Social Promotion

    Prevalence of Social Promotion Social promotion is the practice of promoting students to the next grade even though...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 42.

    Is High-Stakes Testing Cheating Your Kid?

    High stakes test results from a teacher's class can make or break a career, not to mention a school's budget. This...

  • 43.

    Is Your Child a Cheater?

    Student cheating has been around as long as school itself, and according to recent studies this age-old problem isn't...

  • 44.

    Intrinsic Motivation

    The very best form of motivation comes from within. Anyone observing healthy and well-attached infants knows that...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Extrinsic Motivation

    After years of academic struggle, children can't be expected to bring energy and enthusiasm to the table. So teachers...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 46.

    Should You Praise Your Child for Being "Smart"?

    What's the difference between a "growth mind-set" and a "fixed mind-set"? Here's how you can encourage your child to do...

  • 47.

    Teenage Volunteering: A Leg Up for College?

    It's no secret that teenage volunteering looks great on a college applicationâbut high school students are too busy for...

  • 48.

    8 Dorm Items NOT to Bring to College

    Your teen is heading off to college at the end of the summer, and you have an endless list of "essential" dorm items....

  • 49.

    Social and Emotional Learning

    Introduction What skills are the best predictors of academic and life success? Why is it that some children grow up to...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 50.

    School Success for Your Child

    en Espa├▒ol The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 helps to ensure that all children receive a high-quality education and...

    Source: U.S. Department of Education