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- School and LearningHow to End Homework BattlesDo you find yourself in a nightly battle with your child over homework? Are you tired of seemingly endless numbers of multiplication problems and geography questions plaguing you every night? Don't let it get the best of you. Here are some tips t...Rebecca Desfosse
- School and LearningShould Schools Eliminate Homework?Recently, some schools districts in New York, Vermont, Florida, and Pennsylvania decided to ban homework. They claim that a student's time can be better spent reading, engaged in a sport/activity, or bonding with family members. Is it possible fo...Rachel Sokol
- Kids and Cell PhonesCell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?Should cell phones be allowed in school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most schools now allow students to have cell phones but requi...Maya Cohen
- Back to SchoolWhat do Kids REALLY Like About School?FamilyEducation asked a bunch of kids what they really like about school. Check out this hilarious video for some honest answers. ...
- PTA and PTOHow to Get Involved in the PTAIf you've never been to a PTA meeting, it can be a little intimidating. A bunch of teachers and parents who all seem to know each other already, all working together to do… what exactly? Don't panic! The PTA is essential to your child's school'...Rebecca Desfosse
- Keeping Kids HealthyKeeping Kids Healthy: Avoiding School PlaguesSchool is in session, and so are viruses. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that children in schools and day care centers can catch as many as 12 colds per year, on average. However, colds aren't the only viruses that run rampa...Kelly Sundstrom
- Mobile Apps21 Free Educational Apps for KidsEducational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...Colleen Hughes
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- Supplies and ShoppingParents Pick the Coolest Back to School Supplies & Fashions With Advice at FamilyEducationInstead of wasting hours and hours wandering around the mall looking for school supplies, visit FamilyEducation to find out the coolest back to school clothing trends or the latest gadgets to help your kids in class. Although you could easily spe...Kelly Sundstrom
- Back to School10 of The Coolest New School SuppliesYour kids can head back-to-school in style with these new awesome school supplies and accessories. Homework and lunchtime have never been so fun! Mini Panda Stapler Mini Panda Stapler Use this neat-o, decorative panda stapler to keep your s...Rachel Sokol
- Helping With HomeworkHomework Help: The Basics Online Tutoring For Your ChildLet's face it, sometimes kids needs a little extra homework help now and then. Whether it's learning how to successfully write a five-paragraph essay or properly understand algebra 2 concepts, sometimes students could use additional instruction o...Kelly Sundstrom
- Benefits of HomeschoolingWhy Do People Homeschool?Why Do People Homeschool? Great Things About Homeschooling There are many advantages to homeschooling children. These benefits include the following: Excellent education. The overriding goal of homeschooling is to educate children. In this, homes...
- School and LearningTotal Solar Eclipse 2017: What to Know and How to View it SafelyYou've probably heard that a total solar eclipse is happening on August 21, 2017. But what exactly is a total eclipse, and what makes this one so special? Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming eclipse — what it is, how to view, ...
- Backpacks10 Best Backpacks for KidsMost school supplies are disposable. Notebooks, pens, and pencils will have served their purpose before the first term is up. A backpack, on the other hand, is an investment. Your purchase should be based not on trends, but on quality. A good bac...
- College AlternativesLife After High School: Top 10 Alternatives to CollegeAttending college after high school isn't for everyone. Some teens choose to take a year or two off before continuing their education, while others jump right into the workforce. If your teen is looking to explore his options, check out these alt...
- Multiple IntelligencesLearning Styles: Visual, Auditory, KinestheticVisual, Auditory, Kinesthetic Learners"The National Insitutes of Health (NIH) estimate that the incidence of learning disabilities in the general population is 15 to 20 percent. Fifty-one percent of all the students enrolled in the nation's speci...Terry Farwell
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- Reading ActivitiesThe Top 10 Ways to Improve Reading SkillsNothing is more important to academic achievement than being a good reader. Parents know their children best and can provide the one-on-one time and attention that will lead them to success in reading. Here is a list of ways to help your children...