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To Marie, on Your First Day of Kindergarten
Erin Janda Rawlings
Writer at Mommy on the Spot, Freelance Writer, Social Media Pr...
Hold tight to your tenacity when people might not see your strengths. You know what you are capable of and do not need permission to sparkle. Just do your best, yet know that your best looks different every day.
9 Things I Want to Tell My 9-Year-Old as She Starts 4th Grade
School friends, teachers, mentors, coaches -- they all play a very vital role in how your child responds to the world. And while it is great to have a variety of influences, I just want to slip some of my knowledge and thoughts to Lily this fourth grade year.
A Prayer for the First Day of School
Julianna W. Miner
Now that the big yellow bus has consumed my children, I'm sitting here alone in a quiet house, trying to distract myself with work and Facebook. It's sort of working, except for the fact that my stupid eyes keep leaking.
28 Ways to Ask Your Teens 'How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'How Was School Today?'
Blogger, Simple Simon and Company
When you get engaged dialogue with a teen, it's never disappointing. It's guaranteed to be interesting; sometimes it can be very enlightening; and it's ALWAYS worth the work. ALWAYS.
5 Tips to Transform Teen School Indifference to Engagement
Teen Coach & Mentor
Is your teen struggling in school? Does he seem apathetic? Have you lectured, grounded and threatened until you have no idea what else to do?
Underground Railroad Reenactment
A Connecticut school is facing backlash from parents following a controversial school trip that took place last year.
Underground Railroad Reenactment During Field Trip Enrages Parents
John Santos, the Executive Director of Nature's Classroom, told The Huffington Post that, while he regrets that the Baker's
The Best Back to School Apps for Preschoolers
Media, Technology and Education commentator and community orga...
As many preschoolers today are younger than the iPad itself (which debuted in April 2010), educational apps to them are as commonplace as pencils, crayons and building blocks were to their parents. Here are five of our favorite apps for the preschool set.
Florida Lawmaker Wants Teachers To Grade Parents
If an elementary school teacher graded you on your involvement in your child's education, what kind of a grade would you
Parents: Could This Be the Secret to Helping Your Child Succeed?
Laurie Miller Brotman, Ph.D.
Developmental psychologist and prevention scientist.
The way in which parents and teachers interact with children during the early school years can make the difference between success and failure for the most vulnerable children.
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