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[Parent Tips] How Cultivating Gratitude Improves Your Child’s Well-Being and Achievement

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Elaine Ho

Research shows that students who regularly practice gratitude not only end up more optimistic and with higher life satisfaction, but they also become more motivated to help others and use their strengths to contribute to society.

[Parent Tips] Fostering Your Child's Interests

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Shannon LaBree

By taking the time to explore and encourage interests, you set the stage not only for your child to experience academic success, but also for them to determine their passions, take ownership over their learning, and choose a fulfilling career path.

3 Reasons Why All Parents Should Be Involved in Their Child’s Education

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Megan Sternke

One of the biggest influences on a child’s success stems from how invested the parents are in his or her education.

[Parent Savings] Practice and Monitor Progress with Study Island for Home

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Sarah Cornelius

We're offering 25% off all Study Island for Home annual subscriptions through the month of October!

[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!

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