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Parents & families
[Parent Tips] Help Your Child Understand and Build a Positive Digital Footprint
For kids, the permanence of the simple online actions they take on a daily basis can be a difficult concept to grasp. However, helping them understand is key to keeping kids safe online and building good digital citizens. We’ve answered some of the questions parents need to know, plus put together several of our favorite tips to for building a positive digital footprint.
How Parents Can Take a More Active Role in Their Child's Learning - And How it Makes a Difference
The research is there; those simple “What did you learn at school today?” conversations matter. Let’s take a closer look at three ways staying involved in your child’s education makes a difference, as well as three simple things you can start doing today to take a more active role!
College Entrance Exams: What Parents, Teachers, and School Administrators Can Do to Help Students Succeed
The SAT® and ACT® tests can have a significant impact on which colleges or universities accept a student. Here’s what all of the adults in students’ academic lives—including parents, teachers, and school administrators—can do to support success on these important exams.
5 Important Questions for Parents to Ask Their Child’s Teachers
Here are five important questions to ask your child’s teacher to gain a better understanding of their approach to learning, ensure that you stay in the loop with your child’s progress, and provide the best support possible all year long.
In Defense of Playtime: 5 Ways Play Helps Your Child Learn
With tests, standards, and curriculum, learning at school is often a very structured process. But, independent, unstructured playtime can be just as valuable as a learning experience for kids. Here's five ways play supports learning.