• School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Short-Term Homeschooling
    A number of parents decide to homeschool for only one year. However, many are so pleased with their child's progress and their new lifestyle, that they end up homeschooling through high school! ...
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    Gifted Education
    Teacher Abuses Gifted Child
    There are important and appropriate steps to take when a child complains of mistreatment by a teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Student Has Crush on Teacher
    Teachers should not be looking for girlfriends or boyfriends among their students. ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With Giftedness
    Getting Help from Teachers for Gifted Child
    It is especially important that parents of a gifted child establish a collaborative relationship with their child's teachers. ...
  • School and Learning
    Resources for Gifted Education
    Resources for Teachers with Gifted Students
    Many state departments of education include a gifted program specialist, who may have good materials or may offer in-service workshops. But there are other resources, as well. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Mean Teachers
    Find out what you can do when several children in a class are brought to tears by the teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Teacher-Student Problems
    A mother wonders how to respond to her daughter's complaints that her teacher is picking on her. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Unprepared for First Grade
    Find out what to do when your child's teacher for the new school year has higher expectations than his previous teacher. ...
  • School and Learning
    Resources for Gifted Education
    New Teacher Doesn't Understand Giftedness
    These suggestions can help a new teacher get up to speed quickly on how to work with gifted and talented children. ...
  • School and Learning
    Facts About Lds
    Gifted and LD
    Find advice on what to do when the staff at your child's school doesn't understand learning disabilities. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Personality Conflict Between Teacher and Student
    Here's how to respond when your child and her teacher continually butt heads. ...
  • Kids
    Dealing With Bullies
    Rivals
    When your child is enmeshed in a heated rivalry at school, it's up to you and the teacher to turn down the heat. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Problems with First-Grade Teacher
    Unfortunately, sometimes a teacher is just not a good match for a child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Acting Up
    A personality conflict with the teacher can be responsible for a child's acting up in class. ...
  • Kids
    Depression
    Former Teacher Worried About Depressed Student
    The best thing this teacher can do is encourage the former student and his parents to seek professional counseling. ...
  • Kids
    Social Skills
    Lonely or Just a Loner?
    Just because a child is a loner doesn't mean a teacher should try to force him to socialize. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    A Two-Pronged Approach to Good Behavior
    Team up with the teacher to head off misbehavior. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    My Child Is "Labeled" as Bad
    It is important that children get the help they need to behave appropriately at school. ...