Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift: DIY Chalkboard Gift Basket
April 26, 2017 – 6:16 am | No Comment

A ‘thank you’ gift for Teacher Appreciation Week that is a fun project for kids too!
by Liz Mangelsdorf
This decorative DIY chalkboard container is perfect to hold  special little gifts. I put together these gifts for …

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10 Tips on How to Interact With a Child Who is Introverted
April 22, 2017 – 9:34 am | No Comment
10 Tips on How to Interact With a Child Who is Introverted

Ten Things Educators Should Know About Introverted Students
I’ve been doing more interviews on introversion this year as a result of the success of my eBook, “The Introvert’s Guide to Success in Business and Leadership” and …

10 Tips for a Successful STAAR Testing Week
March 20, 2017 – 10:08 am | No Comment
10 Tips for a Successful STAAR Testing Week

Here are 10 ways to help our children be successful with STAAR testing
 
Whether we agree with standardized testing or not is a non-issue when it comes to our children in the classroom. They have to …

10 Things Schools Can Do to Help Prevent Bullying
September 21, 2016 – 12:25 pm | No Comment
10 Things Schools Can Do to Help Prevent Bullying

10 Ways School Can Prevent Bullying
Bullying is an issue that schools around the country are paying attention to. It’s one that is leaving many seats in the classrooms empty each day. In fact, it’s estimated …

How to Handle Reluctant Learners
September 18, 2016 – 2:00 pm | No Comment
How to Handle Reluctant Learners

Reluctant Learners: Keep your Son Engaged with Learning
Parents of boys are more aware than anyone when their bright, eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth grade, after which they go from engaged to unengaged, …

How Important is Vocabulary to a Child’s Reading Level?
September 17, 2016 – 8:31 am | No Comment
How Important is Vocabulary to a Child’s Reading Level?

How Vocabulary Knowledge Impacts Reading Skills
Words are the most valuable things your children can acquire because vocabulary is the cornerstone of reading, and reading is the foundation of all learning.
The more words kids know, the …

Safety Tips for Kids who Commute to School
September 11, 2016 – 1:23 pm | No Comment
Safety Tips for Kids who Commute to School

Back to School Transportation Safety Tips
As families prepare to head back to school, it is important to familiarize parents and children with some potentially lifesaving safety tips. Buses and bicycles are two of the most …

Is Virtual Education Right for Your Kids?
August 26, 2016 – 6:34 am | No Comment
Is Virtual Education Right for Your Kids?

How to Determine if Virtual Education is the Right Choice for Your Kids
Parents have never had more options for educating their children than they do right now. There is a certain amount of relief knowing …

Tips for Students with Disabilities Who Are Heading to College
August 18, 2016 – 4:29 pm | No Comment
Tips for Students with Disabilities Who Are Heading to College

How Students with Disabilities Can Transition to College Seamlessly
Back to school time is just around the corner, which means that it is the perfect time to start preparing for what’s ahead!

How to Make Your College Essay Stand Out From the Crowd
August 17, 2016 – 12:22 pm | No Comment
How to Make Your College Essay Stand Out From the Crowd

Top 5 Tips for a Successful Stand Out College Essay
It’s not too soon to start thinking about the college essay. With the SAT board announcing swift changes to the SAT’s and college essays earlier in …

Back-to-School Plan for your Tween
August 5, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Back-to-School Plan for your Tween

Yikes! Summer is Almost Over! Here are some tips for a Back-to-School Plan for Your Tween

 
Returning to school need not be stressful. I’ve developed an easy back to school plan for you and your tween. …