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Got a kid anxious about the first day of school? Here are ten expert tips for parents to keep in mind this back to school season.
Do you know what teachers want from parents? Hint: It's not apples. Learn the keys to active participation and making the teacher's job a bit easier.
Learn to engage your child in after-school conversation with some alternatives to the old classic, 'How was your day?'
The summer slide, a term describing the loss of educational skills over vacation, means review come fall. Help your kid stay sharp with this roundup of apps, featuring math, geography, science and reading practice.
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.
Do you think parents should have a say in selecting their child's teacher? Here's what you need to know before you rush the Principal's office.
When you're trying to give your child a hand with homework, it's difficult to find the balance between helping and doing too much. You want him to succeed and get good grades, but you also want him to learn to be self-motivated and independent. Check out these tips that will give you ideas on how to give your child some homework help without doing his assignments for him.
Every year, school boards across the country grapple with the issue of redistricting. Here are 8 tips to help you and your child adjust to a new school.
Wondering what you can do to prepare for the parent-teacher conference? Here are a few tips:
School counselors can be a wonderful resource for parents. Here's a guide to getting the most out of their services.
Make a healthy self-serve station in your refrigerator and have control over what your family is snacking on. Start by making these delicious snacks!
Here are some DOs and DON'Ts about helping your child learn that math, like life, is less intimidating if we cultivate the right mindset.
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.
When it comes to going to school for the first time, kids and parents have lots of concerns. Here's a few tips on addressing you and your preschool worries.
In the college admissions marathon, focusing the initial attention on a solid foundation will inevitably produce the best results – both now and in the future.
Say thank you to your child's teacher with these teacher gift ideas.
Ready for that parent-teacher conference that's coming up? Whether youre going to your childs first or fifth parent-teacher conference, its best to come prepared. Discussing your childs progress and finding out how hes doing in class is one of the most important conversations youll have all year. Here are 10 ways to make sure that your next parent-teacher conference goes well.
Here are some expert ideas for staying in touch with your children about school.
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