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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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  • 21.

    Making Family History Fun

    Child development experts and social studies teachers agree: learning about family heritage is an important activity to...

  • 22.

    Ready or Not...Preparing Young Children for the Classroom

    There is no one quality or skill that children need to do well in school--a combination of factors contribute to school...

    Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 23.

    The Culture of School

    "Schools are more than institutions where teachers impart skills and lessons; they are places where teachers transmit...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    Trends in Secondary School Science

    There is widespread support for continued improvement of the educational system. Scientific and technological literacy...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    Selecting a School for Your Child

    How do you pick the best school for your child? Whether you are choosing a public or private school or homeschooling,...

    Source: U.S. Department of Education
  • 26.

    The Importance of Memory

    Question: Memory is mysterious. You may lose a memory created fifteen seconds earlier, such as when you find yourself...

    Source: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • 27.

    Grade Retention

    Educators and researchers have examined the effectiveness of grade retention for decades. From the early 1980s to the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 28.

    It's June: Is your Kindergartener Ready for First Grade?

    It's June, and your once timid kindergartener is now counting things all over the place and rattling off letters. But as...

  • 29.

    Coming of Age in Rural America

    Becoming an Adult Today Isn't What it Used to Be Young adults today are very different from prior generations, and a...

    Source: Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor
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    Talking Over Your Child's Report Card

    It's here. The dreaded first home delivery of the report card. Indeed parents seem obligated to use the report card...