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[Digital Literacy] 4 Tips for Parents to Teach Kids About Responsible Technology Use

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Megan Sternke

Working with your child to understand how to use technology thoughtfully and respectfully is key to helping them take full advantage of its benefits.

[Parent Tips] 8 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher

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Sarah Cornelius

Academic success is always a team effort. These questions for teachers are a great place for parents to start in order to make sure they're involved in their child's education.

4 Things Parents Should Know About Technology in the Classroom

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Sarah Cornelius

Thanks to the ever-expanding availability and capabilities of technology, coupled with the growing push for personalized learning experiences, its use in the classroom is no longer a question of if but how.

[Back-to-School] 7 Tips for Parents

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Sarah Cornelius

We know how busy back-to-school time can get for parents and other caregivers. Check out these tips to make sure your child has a smooth transition into the new school year!

[Parent Tips] Successful Grade Transitions from Kindergarten Through High School

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Megan Sternke

New classroom environments, unfamiliar teachers, and different expectations make transitioning to a new grade a challenging experience for many children. This transition can be especially stressful when it includes changing buildings as well. Check out our tips for making these transitions as smooth and successful as possible from Kindergarten through high school!

[Summer Learning] 4 Tips to Keep Your Child On Track for the New School Year

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Megan Sternke

Summer is more than halfway over, but there is still plenty of time to make sure that your child stays on track for success in the new school year!

Eight “Field Trips” to Take with Your Child This Summer

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Megan Sternke

Get your child out of the house and exploring the community with these ideas for easy, educational "field trips" right in your neighborhood!

[Parent Tips] Put the STEAM in Your Child’s Summer Learning

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McKenna Wierman

Incorporate science, technology, engineering, art and design, and math (STEAM) learning in your child's at-home summer activities to encourage both logical and creative thinking.

6 Fun and Educational Activities to Do With Your Child This Summer

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Megan Sternke

Looking for inspiration to keep your child's mind active this summer? These activities merge fun and learning by incorporating games, crafting, science, language arts, and much more!

Three Ways Parents Can Stop the Summer Slide

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Megan Sternke

On average, elementary students lose over one month of learning throughout the summer—known as the “summer slide”. To make sure that your child is prepared to continue learning in the fall, here are three tips to make the summer vacation months an academically productive time!

[Parent Tips] Making Sense of Reading Levels

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Madison Michell

You've probably been given metrics on your child's reading level, but what do all of the letters and numbers actually mean? We'll navigate through a few of the most common leveling systems and take a look at why these matter to you as a parent.

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