Partnership Between Parents And Kindergarten Teachers

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Pre-school is an educative learning partner of the family. Some reasons that kindergarten is an extremely important educative factor are: – Kindergarten creates an environment for children and it helps them develop their social skills – Kindergarten prepares children for primary school – is a protective environment and passes the time with children of their […]


5 Tips For A Winning Parent Teacher Relationship

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Behind every successful public school student is a great public school teacher. And great teachers make great public schools. But teachers can’t do it alone. The research is clear: Students perform better in school when their parents are actively involved in their education. “Teachers help students soar and make their hopes and dreams come true,” […]


Tips To Help Your Kids Succeed In School All Year

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Research shows that parental involvement in schools improves student achievement, reduces absenteeism and restores confidence among parents in their children’s education. “Children need parents who have an interest in what’s going on in the classroom,” said Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association. “Parents must do everything they can to get their children fully […]


Accredited Home Schools Are They Right For You

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Your home school curriculum can also incorporate your own religious and moral beliefs, something that no one but you can teach your own child. By taking control of a child’s education a parent can shape that child’s value system better than any other way. It is not necessary to have a teaching degree or to […]


How To Get More Involved In Your Child S Education

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

A child’s education begins at home, but parental involvement doesn’t end when that child steps through the school door. Studies show that children not only do better in school when their parents are involved, they also tend to go further in the education system. To help you stay connected while your child is in class, […]


Parents Getting Early Start On Kids Supply Lists

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Does the early bird get the worm? More than 500 moms of grade-school-aged children surveyed apparently think so. Early Start According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 55 million students will return to school this year, and moms aren’t waiting until the last minute to start their shopping. A 2005 back-to-school survey by Parenting


Research Shows Need Exists For After School Program

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Every day, more than 14 million children in the U.S. are left unsupervised after school. According to experts, that leaves them in danger of becoming victims or perpetrators of crime or delinquent behavior. In fact, a recently released survey supports the need for quality after-school programs that offer students homework assistance and academic goal-setting to […]


Having A Heart To Heart With Your Teenagers

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Teen years are some of the most turbulent between a parent and a child. Often, you want to impart wisdom to them, but they don’t want to hear what you have to say. After all, you “don’t know what it’s like to be a kid today”. Wouldn’t you love to have a book that could […]


Problems Facing Today S Teens

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Teen problems are growing. If you think that being a teen today is the same as it was when you were in their shoes, you are probably mistaken. Now, listen to yourself say how strict and how hard life was when you where young. But, you need to realize that teens today face huge, life […]


Random Drug Testing In Our Schools

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Drug use amongst young people is an increasing trend, yet the public perception of the suitability / effectiveness of random drugs testing at school is relatively uncertain. Such testing takes place quite rarely in the UK, in spite of it being a more common practice in the USA. The average starting age for heroin use […]


How To Help Your Kids Succeed In School All Year Afa

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Research shows that parental involvement in schools improves student achievement, reduces absenteeism and restores confidence among parents in their children’s education. “Children need parents who have an interest in what’s going on in the classroom,” said Reg Weaver, president of the National Education Association. “Parents must do everything they can to get their children fully […]


5 Ways To Keep Your Kids From Getting Sick

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Teachers are finding it more of a challenge than ever to keep their classrooms healthy and clean for students, according to a recent survey of teachers. The survey found that 90 percent of teachers think it is “common for students to come to school sick.” Only about 30 percent said their schools’ custodial staff disinfects […]


Statistics On Children Hit By Cars

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

In the early 1970s, almost 9 out of 10 children living within one mile of school mainly used “active transportation” to get to school. However, that figure has drastically changed. As of 2001, only 63% of children used that same mode to travel the same distance to school. This decline has been attributed to several […]


No Child Left Behind What It Means For Parents

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

The No Child Left Behind Act is a landmark education reform law that is already improving academic performance across the land. One of its chief aims is to close the troubling achievement gap that separates many disadvantaged, disabled and minority students from their peers. To do this, it measures student performance and focuses extra resources […]


How Fire Safe Is Your School

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Gail Minger wishes she had asked more questions about fire safety at her son’s school before she sent him off to college. In 1998, Michael Minger, a sophomore, died in a residence hall fire at Murray State University in Kentucky. “When we visited the campus, we just assumed the residence hall was safe, just like […]


How Safe Is Your Child S School

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

As a parent, have you ever thought about whether your child’s school was designed and built with security in mind? To raise awareness of school safety and security issues, the National Crime Prevention Council – best known for its icon McGruff the Crime Dog – developed the “Be Safe and Sound” initiative. The initiative offers […]


Is Your School Prepared For Weather Disasters

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Metal detectors. Surveillance cameras. Security guards. School systems throughout the U.S. are becoming more and more vigilant in preventing crime and violence on school property. But are school officials doing all they can when it comes to communications to staff, parents and emergency responders? Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and other severe weather conditions pose a […]


Getting Help For Troubled Teens

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Do you have troubled teens in your home? If your child is one that does not talk to you, has pulled back out of your family or is continuously ill, there is a need to talk to them. Sometimes, they will blame you. Other times, they have just dug a hole that is so large […]


School Safety What Parents Can Do To Help

(No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

While your child’s school may have been spared from any headline-catching, violent incidents, chances are that less dramatic acts of hostility, such as bullying and harassment, occur there every day. Most schools have programs to prevent violence and help keep students safe. But safety precautions shouldn’t stop there. As a parent, you also can take […]