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The kids have been back at school for a few weeks and those first-day jitters are probably a thing of the past. But do you know if your child is really off to a good start? Is she keeping up with assignments and mastering all those new concepts? Is he behaving the way he’s supposed…

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Are your children (and you!) struggling to stay on top of homework, get enough sleep, eat healthy, relaxed meals and find time for a little fun? Maybe the underlying problem is time management! But beyond the preschool years, parents really can’t manage their kids’ time; instead they need to help kids build those important skills…

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math for kids guest Michele Mazzocco

Many children develop the idea that math is hard, just too much work and drudgery. And yet, even toddlers are attracted to numbers and have an intuitive sense of the meaning of basic math. So how can we sustain that interest in our young children or help our older kids recapture it? University of Minnesota…

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Parent Involvement in Education show hosts

For school-age children, those lazy days of summer are almost gone and the challenges of school and homework are the order of the day. But kids are not the only ones who need to work in order to achieve success in school; parent involvement in education is also needed. Family involvement in a child’s learning…

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Homework is a source of stress for many children and families – from lost papers to math that goes over even the parents’ head to last-minute scrambles to meet a deadline. But homework also has enormous benefits, not only in helping children master content but in promoting organizational skills and a work ethic that have…

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