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    Parent-Teacher Conferences
    Essential Rules of Parenting: Dealing with Your Child's School
    From when they're 4 or 5, right through until they're 16 or 18, there are certain basic Rules that will get you, and them, through their school career more happily. (Excerpted from "The Rules of Parenting" by Richard Templar) ...
  • 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...
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
    8 Printable Thank-You Cards for Teacher Appreciation Week
    Give any of these printable thank-you cards during Teacher Appreciation Week (the first full week in May) or anytime during the school year when you and your child want to express your gratitude for a job well done! The cards go great with any of...
  • 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
    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! ...
  • 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. ...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • 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? ...
  • School and Learning
    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! ...
  • Bullying and the Law
    Dealing With Bullies
    Bullying and Your Child: Can the Law Protect Them?
    Name calling. Incessant taunting. Online harassment and humiliation. Threats. Getting hit, kicked and knocked down. Have any of these ever happened to your child? If so, he has been the victim of bullying. The Department of Health and Human Serv...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • 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. ...
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    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 and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conflicts
    Teacher Is Shaming Students
    Our expert says that a teacher's shaming of her students needs to be stopped. ...
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    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
    familyeducation editors
  • 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. ...