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10 Warning Signs of Bullying That Parents Often Miss

10 Warning Signs of Bullying That Parents Often Miss

Most, if not all kids have experienced some form of teasing. Occasional name calling, insults, and mocking are unfortunately not uncommon in schools and playgrounds. But bullying is different, and more serious. According to StopBullying.gov, “Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” Bullies are stronger than…
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5 Educational Fall Activities and Crafts for Kids

5 Educational Fall Activities and Crafts for Kids

It’s fall, which means it’s time to celebrate apples, leaves, and everything pumpkin! Welcome the season with these snacks, crafts, and other fun fall activities. Pinecone Artwork Start by decorating pinecones. Use any kind of craft supplies you have at the house and let the kids go wild. These will make for lovely accents throughout the…
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K12 Expert's Recommended Reading List for Kids (printable)

K12 Expert's Recommended Reading List for Kids (printable)

“Many reading researchers have indicated that reading is the most important skill for students to succeed not only in school but in society as well. The key to becoming a good reader? Read more and read often.”  —Kristen Kinney-Haines, Primary Literacy Director at K12 Inc.  There’s no doubt that we all hope to instill a…
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What the Theory of Multiple Intelligences Means for Your Child

What the Theory of Multiple Intelligences Means for Your Child

When asked to picture an extremely intelligent person, who comes to mind? Maybe a physicist like Albert Einstein or an inventor like Thomas Edison? For years, intelligence was narrowly defined to a singular type of intellect and standard intelligence tests tended to focus only on verbal and mathematical intelligence. But Howard Gardner, a professor of…
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A Personal Look into PANDAS: An Often Undiagnosed Disorder Impacting Students

A Personal Look into PANDAS: An Often Undiagnosed Disorder Impacting Students

There is a disorder affecting students that many parents may not even know their children are battling. While somewhat controversial in medical circles, it is estimated that one in 200 children are affected. It deeply impacts students’ academic and personal lives and is quite often misdiagnosed as autism, OCD, Tourette’s, mental health disorders, other illnesses,…
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7 Ways to Support a Child Who Is Bullied at School

Kids who are being bullied need prompt and practical support from their parents. Read about the warning signs of bullying and what you can do to help your child.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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