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Help kids avoid becoming the victim of bullying with these smart safety tips.
A look at the trials and tribulations of transitioning into high school.
Gone are the days of crib sheets and test answers written on your palm. Today’s students have a much more savvy way to cheat their way through an assignment — modern technology! And this technology brings with it a variety of new problems that schools must contend with.
Recently, as I baked cookies with my kids, I watched my 3-year-old lick the plate clean of sprinkles, rather than roll the dough balls in them. It made a classic picture: my little boy Judah looking up mischievously with colored sugar on his face. I reflected on the brevity of this season.
Learn ways to help your child grow as a reader during the summer holidays from CMS Superintendent and father, Dr. Peter Gorman.
Here's a list of must-have items your kids will be clamoring for this fall.
Find fun, brain-stimulating activities for the kids to do over the summer months, and prepare for the coming year.
Each day the routine act of riding a school bus exposes children to a toxic mix of airborne carcinogens and particles from diesel exhaust. Diesel engines have long been known to spew dirty exhaust from their tailpipes, but studies now reveal that levels of diesel pollutants getting inside school buses can be up to four times greater than outside levels.
If you’ve been thinking about homeschooling, you’ve no doubt been asked by concerned friends and family: "But how will she make friends?" "He won’t learn any social skills!" The issue of socialization is the most often asked question presented to homeschooling parents.
Our experts share how to help kids prepare for going back to school, what to do with school records and how to help a pre-schooler with basic writing skills.
Cool books for school, healthy lunch box choices and homework Web sites to make going back to school much easier.
Get the kids interested in weather patterns by experimenting with activites that are weather related.
Student safety has always been a priority for state and local school officials, but the emphasis on keeping our classrooms safe has increased in recent years with the numerous tragic school shootings nationwide.
We asked local homeschooling parents to share with Charlotte Parent readers the activities their children engage in. Here’s what they said:
Five summer language arts activities to keep your kids engaged, and thinking logically and creatively.
Our experts answer questions on how to navigate pertinent questions about school life.
Summer is here and it’s time for lots of family activities. With a little planning and a lot of fun, meaningful learning opportunities can be packed into every weekend -- without spending a lot of money.
Programs and classes for kids, including music, art, dance, gymnastics, martial arts and more.
Private schools, preschools, charter schools and boarding schools.
Tutors, homeschool helpers, childcare resources, counselors and more.
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