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  • 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 ...
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    Relating to the Teacher
    The Top 10 Things Teachers Wish Parents Would Do
    Top 10 Things Teachers Wish Parents Would Do Brought to you by theNational PTA®.Be involved. Parent involvement helps students learn, improves schools, and helps teachers work with you to help your children succeed. Provide resources at home...
  • 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? ...
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    How to Get Involved
    Top 10 Ways to Give Back to Your Child's School
    Have you ever wanted to give back to your child's school, but aren't sure how? It's simple! Whether you can donate your time, skills, or money, these 10 ideas are easy ways to help out and show your appreciation. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • 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! ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 and Learning
    Parent-Teacher Conferences
    Why School Open House Is Important
    As kids get older, fewer parents bother to show up for Open House. Learn why this is a problem. ...
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
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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. ...