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Teach Your Kids Listening Skills (the Real ABC's)

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The lack of listening skills is a major challenge in the classroom as well as in the home. It is the cornerstone for developing interpersonal relationships and yet it is one of the most neglected language skills in teaching environments.

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Simple Mommy Secrets to Choosing the Right Chores for Kids

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Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids' chores that I've never forgot.

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Single-Sex Classrooms: Coming Soon to Your Local Public School

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In 1972, Title IX of the U.S. Education Act guaranteed that no educational institution receiving federal funds could discriminate on the basis of sex. So why are public schools thinking of creating same-sex classrooms?

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Getting Kids to Talk About School

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Jim Fay It's possible to have a pleasant and rewarding conversation with a youngster. It is even possible to get kids to talk about school and their lives instead of acting like our interest is some form...

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Bullying and Your Teenager

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The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that one out of every three students in grades six through 10 is the victim of bullies.

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Is Your Child Kinder-Ready?

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Preparing your child for his or her first foray into the "formal" education system is largely met with happy anticipation. But there's also a heavy dose of concern: Is my child ready for kindergarten?

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How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

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Parents want their kids to thrive in school, and research shows strong links between parental involvement in a child's education and academic success. Therefore, it makes sense to partner with your child's teachers to ensure a positive school experience.

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