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November 11, 2012
Parent blog: Teaching kids to advocate for themselves
What do you do when your kids come home whining about something happening in the classroom? A Boulder Valley psychologist and mom has some ideas.
November 8, 2012
Ask an Expert: Five open enrollment tips
A school choice expert and veteran educator offers five essential tips for families considering schools other than their neighborhood schools next fall.
November 5, 2012
Parent blog: Elections, kids and "Gangnam Style"
EdNews' editor Julie Poppen wonders how parents encourage kids to think for themselves while simultaneously expressing their own political views.
November 1, 2012
Ask an Expert: Help for son struggling with reading
A teacher educator, mom and EdNews Parent expert offers some tips to a Littleton parent whose son is falling behind in reading.
October 29, 2012
Parent blog: Helping kids cope with uncertainty
A Boulder mom of three and a psychologist says dealing with uncertainty can be tough - but there are ways to help your children cope with life's curveballs.
October 24, 2012
Parent blog: School lunch then and now
A Denver mom and healthy schools activist reflects on how far school lunches have come since her kids started school.
October 22, 2012
Parent blog: School Halloween parties
It's time to get into that school Halloween party frame of mind. Don't get spooked - get some good ideas for healthy, fun snacks and more.
October 18, 2012
Ask an Expert: Kids with allergies and school lunch
Boulder's self-described "renegade lunch lady" offers tips to parents of children with food allergies about eating school lunch.
October 15, 2012
Ask an Expert: Making the most of online learning
Is your child enrolled in a virtual classroom some or all of the time? An EdNews Parent expert offers some tangible ways to make sure your child is progressing online.
October 11, 2012
Ask an Expert: Are your kids sleeping enough?
An expert offers tips to make sure your kids are getting enough sleep. A key point? Turn off all computers and TVs one hour before bedtime.
October 8, 2012
Ask an Expert: Seven strategies for high school math
A Cherry Creek math teacher shares seven tips with a dad who says his ninth-grade son is ill-prepared for advanced math in high school.
October 5, 2012
Parent blog: Honoring my daughter's passion
A Denver mom wonders if she's boxing her daughter in by allowing the 8-year-old to see the world through only one lens - animals.
October 1, 2012
Ask an Expert: Heavy backpacks and kids
A mom is worried her fifth-grade daughter's backpack will cause her to tip over on her bike or hurt her growing spine. A children's health expert offers some tips.
September 27, 2012
Ask an Expert: Is my child's homework too hard?
Two teaching experts weigh in on a parent's concern that the words her 5-year-old daughter are learning are too difficult for her age.
September 25, 2012
Ask an Expert: Gender imbalance in the classroom
What do you do if there's a major gender imbalance in your child's classroom? This expert gives a worried mom some questions to consider.
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