education

  1. School & Education

    Helping your child complete homework independently

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    Helping kids with homework is like spotting for a weightlifter at the gym. As the spotter, a parent's job is to encourage the lifter...
  2. Tips & Advice

    How to make sure your child doesn't become Ann Coulter

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    Ella Thompson is a 7-year-old with Down syndrome. Her mom, Jenny, is working to build Ella's self-confidence so if she's ever...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Election 2012: What moms should know

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    With the election season heating up, you're probably wondering where the candidates stand on issues related to parents, families and...
  4. School & Education

    Should you run for school committee?

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    Is running for a school committee for you? In towns and cities across America, it's local election season. Actually, the whole year...
  5. School & Education

    Homeschool curriculum for preschoolers

    If you have decided to homeschool your children, you may choose to begin with a formal curriculum when the child is 3 or 4 years...
  6. Parenting

    Working with your teen to save for college

    If a college education is the goal, encourage your teen to help save for expenses.
  7. School & Education

    Top ways parents can support classroom success

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    Several factors influence a student’s success in the classroom. We all know teachers, resources, funding and community are big parts...
  8. School & Education

    How to parent a gifted child

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    Statistically, most children are not “gifted.” While they are always exceptional to us , they’re probably not exceptional to the...
  9. Parenting

    The golden ticket to middle class

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    At a time when college tuition has skyrocketed over 400 percent over the past 25 years and a struggling global economy has made jobs...
  10. K-12

    Help your child excel in school

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    To make the most of your child’s education, you need to be your child’s teacher once she gets home from school.
  11. School & Education

    P&G and Matthew McConaughey "School the Nation"

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    More and more students drop out of school every year. Procter & Gamble and Communities In Schools are teaming up to do something...
  12. School & Education

    Tracking your child's grades online

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    The internet has brought so much to our lives since it boomed in the mid-90s. Who could now live without a certain online...
  13. School & Education

    Teachers strike affects 350,000 kids in Chicago

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    Negotiations have faltered in a strike in Chicago — a teachers strike that has left all of their public schools without...
  14. School & Education

    When a teacher doesn't like your child

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    Granted, children are not always reliable narrators. So you don't have to panic if your 6-year-old comes home and announces that her...
  15. Parenting

    Accelerated math: Is it really a good idea?

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    Many students in middle school are testing into higher levels of math than their peers. Is it smart to advance your student, or keep...
  16. School & Education

    Teachers going high-tech: Classroom websites

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    Teachers have always looked for innovative ways to engage their students in learning. With technology being such a major force in...
  17. Parenting

    Louisiana school bans pregnant teens

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    A charter school in Delhi, Louisiana, is making headlines for a controversial school policy that requires students suspected of...
  18. School & Education

    Expert tips for stellar test scores

    Although many students dread quizzes and tests, these items are essential to their educational experience and academic success....
  19. Tips & Advice

    School success and screen time

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    Technology is wonderful for our kids. It allows them to learn and explore things in amazing ways. However, most experts agree that...
  20. Family Fun

    Best Dr. Seuss tales with an educational twist

    Born Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss is one of the most well-known and best-selling children's authors. Using clever rhymes, unique...