• School and Learning
    Teacher Appreciation Week
    Top 10 Year-End Gifts for Teachers Featured on Popular Parenting Site
    Top 10 Year-End Gifts for Teachers Featured on Popular Parenting SiteBOSTON - April 29, 2009 - May 3rd marks the beginning of a special week for showing thanks to the exceptional teachers who help children build an educational foundation for suc...
  • School and Learning
    Questions for Teacher
    Parent-Teacher Conferences
    Parent-Teacher ConferencesAre you the parent of a child who's not a problem in class? Not even much of an attention getter? If so, getting a conversation going in your parent-teacher conference may prove frustrating. The teacher may have less to ...
  • School and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Unfair Punishment by Teacher
    A parent believes that her child was treated unfairly by his teacher after he was "involved" in an incident at school. ...
  • School and Learning
    Child's Advocate
    The Successful Advocate Quiz
    Take our Successful Advocate quiz, and find out what it takes to be your child's champion. ...
  • School and Learning
    Questions for Teacher
    Are You Prepared for Parent-Teacher Conferences?
    Do you know how to make the most of those 20 minutes of conference time you get with your child's teacher? Take this quiz and find out! ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    School-Related Movies
    Teacher Double Feature
    Here are a few real-life teacher stories that have hit the big screen. Can you name the movies? ...
  • Fundraising ideas, roll of blue raffle tickets
    School Fundraising
    Top 12 Fundraising Ideas
    Looking for new ways to raise money for your child's school? Try one of these winning ideas, suggested – and tested – by our readers. Please share your own ideas in the comments section below so that other parents can learn some tips and tricks...
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  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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    Education Reform
    What's Happening in Education Reform?
    A lot has happened this year in the world of education reform! Do you know the new lingo? ...
  • School and Learning
    Education Reform
    Do You Know the Latest Classroom Lingo?
    What's all the talk about ed reform? Take our quiz and find out how much you really know! ...
  • School and Learning
    Parental Involvement
    Are You Asking the Teacher the Right Questions?
    How can you find out if your child is sharing his toys and behaving in school? Take our quiz. ...
  • Teacher Christmas Gifts
    Gifts
    Top 10 Indulgent Holiday Gifts for Teachers
    Looking for the perfect last-minute gift for your kid's teacher? Forget the usual coffee mugs and Christmas ornaments! We've some great gift ideas to show that hard-working teacher you care. And don't forget a thank-you card for the teacher! The...
    Erin Dower
  • Best Movies About School, Diary of a Wimpy Kid first movie
    School-Related Movies
    Top 10 Back-to-School Movies
    Over the years, the school yard has proven to be fertile ground for filmmakers. Here are some of our favorite movies and TV shows about the timeless struggle between students and teachers. They're all available on DVD. ...
  • School Forms Printables
    Meeting Log
    Print and use this template each time you meet with your child's teacher or other school staff members. ...
  • School Forms Printables
    Telephone Log
    Print out and use this template each time you have a phone conversation with your child's teacher or other staff member. ...
  • School Forms Printables
    Parent Introduction Letter to the Teacher
    Use this printable school form to introduce yourself and describe your child to a new teacher. ...
  • Activity Center
    Activities and Crafts
    Activity Center
    Find endless activities for little hands.
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  • School Forms Printables
    Parent Introduction Letter to the Teacher
    Use this printable school form to introduce yourself and describe your child to a new teacher. ...