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What teachers really wish for is simple. Here are five easy ways to help them out without breaking the bank or producing weekly batches of 20+ cupcakes.
A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible. Here are some essential health-related tips to keep in mind.
Heading back to school takes mental preparation (for both you and the kids!). But if you're like most parents, getting everything prepped, primed and done in advance just isn't in the cards. Don't sweat it; not everything has to be done at once. Use this guide as your countdown for what to accomplish when for smooth sailing into the school year.
Learn to engage your child in after-school conversation with some alternatives to the old classic, 'How was your day?'
Wondering whether homeschooling is the best option for you and your family? Here's what you need to know.
Wondering what will happen in your fifth grader's social studies curriculum?  Here's a guide to what your child's academic life will be like.
Say the word 'bully' and most people think of a thug.  But what is the reality?  Parents should be aware of the common myths surrounding bullying.
It's clear from most college admissions websites that students should load up on high school science. But how many years and what exactly is required?
School counselors can be a wonderful resource for parents. Here's a guide to getting the most out of their services.
Looking for a new backpack? This handy guide will show you the three most important things to consider when buying your child a bag before going back to school.
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's science skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
New research shows that teaching preschoolers both academic and social-emotional skills leads to greater school readiness overall.
In the world of parenting, sometimes talking to the teacher is the best way to find out how your child is developing.
There is an increasing population of male students who have developed a distaste for school. What's changed in American education over the past 30 years?
Day in and day out, math teachers hear the same question: 'Why do I need to learn this?' Here are 3 good reasons why math matters.
Beginning first graders are sometimes put off by having more homework than they did in kindergarten. Use the following tips to help avoid homework battles.
What exactly is phonics?  How to use the relationship between letters and sounds to help your budding reader.
Playing outside helps children burn off steam. But that running and jumping also holds another hidden benefit: it helps children work on gross-motor skills.
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