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Here are some guidelines for giving your child the tools and strategies to develop a genius mindset, and achieve more in the classroom and beyond.
Teens with credit cards are not exactly new, but the credit crisis is. Here are 7 tips for how parents can teach financial responsibility to their children.
Poor quality work is a problem at any age, but the primary grades are where habits (good or bad) are formed. What can parents do to help?
It's hard to see your kindergarten kid distraught over one of his first friendship dilemmas. Here's how to teach him how to deal with conflict with peers.
Poor performance in language arts is not necessarily a life sentence, but it can feel that way to a first grader.  Here's what parents can do to help.
Halloween is a complex holiday with a multi-layered past steeped in religion, mythology and superstition alike.
If your child's teacher is using 'scripted teaching,' he may be using a tightly worded script to explain concepts, ask questions, and interact with students.
Your child needs to know that there are consequences to the decisions he makes.    Here's how to teach decision-making skills to young kids.
Team sports can teach a child how to win and lose gracefully and gain important skills.  How an overzealous parent can get in his child's way.
Here are some suggestions for using your child's cell phone as a learning device.
Here are five big issues raised by the film 'Waiting for Superman', and a breakdown of why you should care.
One Laptop per Child provides durable laptops to students in developing nations, and with its 'Give One Get One' campaign, you can donate one and keep another.
Got a kid who isn't into the Santa story? Get our tips to help him avoid ruining Santa Claus (and the Christmas spirit) for other children.
Want to help your child boost some academics this summer?  Good news! You can use state standards to guide you. Here's how.
Don't despair during the countdown to your child's big test! Instead, read's breakdown of the pros and cons of high-stakes testing.
Lack of sleep can cause more than just sluggish brains: sleep deprived students are at higher risk of developing the behavioral symptoms of ADHD.
Learn how Response to Intervention (RTI) can make a difference for special needs kids. This article examines the pros and cons of Response to Intervention.
Tips on how to raise a responsible, independent latchkey kid.
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