helpful articles for a successful school year

Here is a growing collection of articles that may be useful to parents as they support their children in education.


How To Counter Back-To-School Anxiety

Elissa Nadworny for nprEd on 8.27.2017 11:24am ET

The start of the school year can be rough on some kids. It's a big shift from summer's freedom and lack of structure to the measured routines of school. And sometimes that can build up into tears, losing sleep, outbursts and…

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When the News is Scary, What to Say to Kids

LA Johnson for nprEd on 4.26.2019 12:15pm ET

Whether a school shooting or a deadly tornado, scary events in the news can leave parents struggling to know when--and how-- they should talk with their kids about it …

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Parents, Sometimes You're The Problem When It Comes To Tech Use

Anya Kamenetz for nprEd 7.21.2019 7:01 am ET

Elise Potts picked up her 17-month-old daughter, Eliza, from daycare recently. When they got home they were greeted by a strange scene . . .

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