Parent-teacher conferences are a key way to stay informed about your child’s progress in school. Here’s how to make the most of your meeting with the teacher.
To encourage curiosity and a passion for learning in your child, discuss things you’re interested in, show her real-world examples, and don’t forget to take her ...
Why should you get involved in your child’s education? Because it can make a dramatic difference in your child’s achievement at school and beyond.
Get beyond one-word answers and find out what your child really thinks and feels about school.
If you think being the new kid at school is difficult, try being the new parent. Your child may have the ability to make new friends during class, over lunch, and at...
Whether parents like it or not, we are our children’s barometers. How they react to potentially stressful situations like the first day back at school depends on h...
You’ve heard the term "Helicopter Parent." They're the moms and dads who hover low over their children, ready to swoop in for a rescue whenever the going gets tough. But kids learn best when they’re allowed to try things on their own, even if it means occasionally failing.
To see where you fly on the helicopter spectrum—too low, just right, or totally off course—answer these questions.
When kids need special education, parents must sometimes become advocates.
Teachers share simple steps parents can take to help their kids do their best in school.
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