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|Early Social Education For Children|
|By Rick Ackerly, Ed.M. on December 5, 2012|
So much of what we read about combatting bullying, instilling morality and teaching empathy leaves out our greatest resource: the natural inclinations of children to care about other people. The secret to empowering children to be socially responsible is to treat them as if they are already on it.Read more...
|Students with Strong Roots Can Weather Storms|
|By Connie K. Grier, M.Ed., ABD on November 2, 2012|
Many students look at a day off from school as a day off from learning. With student achievement at crisis levels, it is essential that the home base is seen as an institution of learning that fosters both inquiry and empathy.Read more...
|This Week's #PTChat: Creating an Educational Climate at Home|
|By Joe Mazza on October 1, 2012|
Parents are the driving force behind their child’s education. The partnership between the home and school is important in the social and educational development of the child.Read more...
|Test Anxiety is an Opportunity|
|By Ryan M. Tracy on September 19, 2012|
Test Anxiety is a real issue for many students; however, test anxiety is a way to alleviate larger stressors in life if students begin, now, to deal with them head on.Read more...
|The Keys to School Success Begin At Home|
|By Sharon Youngman M.Ed/C.L.C. [Guest Article] on May 31, 2012|
|Children reap the synergistic effects of school and home when parents and educators align goals that provide consistent expectations that strengthen student’s emotional, intellectual and social development. It may be the secret ingredient to empowering our failing public schools. Read more...|
|9 Myths About Tutoring & Learning Outside the Classroom|
|By Iris Yuan [Guest Article] on April 28, 2012|
|If your child is falling behind on schoolwork, who do you turn to for help? It may seem like the process of finding a tutor outside the classroom is messy, expensive, and just not worth the effort. You might not even know where to start. However, the one-on-one attention may be exactly what your child needs, and finding a qualified and reasonably-priced tutor is not as difficult as you think. Read more...|
|My Tiger Mom�s Subtle Ways|
|By Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Ed.D. on February 28, 2012|
|I never thought of mine as a Tiger Mom. She was nothing like Amy Chua in her captivating book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Mine was an easy-going Japanese mother who simply encouraged us to do our best in school by having high expectations and setting a good example as a hard-working parent. I used this comforting image to justify my own laid back approach to parenting and the belief that motivation to learn had to come from within the child. Read more...|
|7 Ways to be a Superhero in your Child's Scholastic Upbringing|
|By Lauren Landes [Guest Article] on January 26, 2012|
The earlier parents get involved in their children's education, the more powerful the effects. Here are seven ways parents can be true superheroes in their child's scholastic upbringing.Read more...
|Will Your Child Be Prepared for Careers That Dont Yet Exist?|
|By Susan Kruger, M.Ed [Guest Article] on November 9, 2011|
|In order to give children a competitive advantage in this Information Age and global economy, we must teach them how to learn strategically -- to organize themselves, process new information efficiently, make critical decisions about that information and access it at a later time. Learn why these skills are critical for your children. Read more...|
|Homework: What to do when Students Don't Do It|
|By Susan Kruger, M.Ed. [Guest Article] on August 27, 2009|
|What are the most common excuses children give when they don't do their homework? How can parents work to overcome them? This article helps parents set expectations and boundaries, listen well, and set the stage for cooperation. Read more...|
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|*Parent Engagement at Home (92)|
|Learning environment (44)|
|Critical Thinking (16)|
|Study Skills (10)|
|Social Skills (12)|
|Character Development (35)|
|Bullying Prevention (12)|
|Positive Discipline (15)|
|Parents as teachers (50)|
|*School-Family Partnership (71)|
|Building trust & respect (39)|
|2-way communication (37)|
|Parents in classroom (6)|
|*Diverse Families (13)|
|Non college-bound (1)|
|Low-income/ At risk (7)|
|Special Needs/LD (5)|
|*Technology & Partnership (11)|
|EdTech Resources (3)|
|Social Media (25)|
|*Out-of-School Time (8)|
|*Educational Policy (15)|
|PTA - PTO (10)|
|Ed Reform (22)|
|Mom Congress (1)|
|Managing Your Child�s Food Allergy at School|
|Volunteer Deja Vu All Over Again|
|Employing Restorative Measures to Stop Bullying|
|Should Schools Teach Values or is that the Parents� Responsibility?|
|Make Summer Reading a Priority|