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Join our bloggers as they share their experiences on the challenges and joys of helping children succeed in school.
A fourth-grade teacher in Florida thinks so.
Jamee Miller, who teaches in West Palm Beach, Fla., wrote an essay that was recently posted to Facebook, recounting what her day is like as an elementary school teacher working am... Read more
Ready, Set, Read!
When my son, Michael, was four years old someone gave him a video of his favorite movie “Star Wars.” The problem was he could not yet read. So, each time the movie started, as t... Read more
Greetings! I'm Carol Brooks Ball and I'd like to personally welcome you to SchoolFamily.com!
As the new editor of the website, I'll be adding articles, tips, how-tos, and more to help you help your children do their best in ... Read more
Relaxed summer schedules are ending, and the back to school rush has begun. If your young child is counting down the days until school starts, or has just started back, your household routines are changing and getting back in... Read more
|Help Teachers Get the Supplies They Need Through TeacherWishList.com
Aug 03, 2011 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Teachers, Teacher Appreciation, PTOs and PTAs, Parent Involvement, Organization, Middle School, High School, Elementary School, Contest, Back to School
Did you know that on average, teachers spend $462 of their own money to buy supplies for their classroom?
Enter TeacherWishList.com! This new site was launched last week by School Family Media (our parent compan... Read more
Every June I am reminded what a magical year First Grade is in a child’s academic life. I’m reminded by the inspiring words of my students and their parents.
"She taught me how to read and now I love it!" wrote ... Read more
Reading programs at your local library are an awesome way to get your kids to read over the summer. But not all kids are inspired to read by these programs. Some just need that extra nudge. Turning reading into an adve... Read more
Is it me, or does it feel like it’s tough for kids to find time to read for pleasure during the school year? Sure, there’s the book before bed, but I am talking about having a stack of books and no schedule. No s... Read more
Are you facing the decision of whether your young child should repeat their school grade?
The goal of repeating a grade is to give a student extra time to grow, mature, and master grade level skills that were missed the first... Read more
I asked my First Graders to write a story about "why their Mom was special to them." We talked about writing "from your heart." I told them how their words could be better than a "million dollar gift," and a keepsake that th... Read more