Posts filed under: #TeachingParents

  • Two students doing homework in the public library.

#TeachingParents: De-stress Homework Time

The Deal with Homework Homework is a word that evokes a myriad of flashing images and emotions in our minds. Memories of endless worksheets, pencil eraser casualties, and missed cartoons flood our senses. Why does homework have such a negative connotation...
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#TeachingParents: A Series–4 Simple Rules that Support Reading at Home

Many parents want to support their children’s reading and comprehension skills at home, but finding the ways to do that can prove elusive. What to do, what to do? I say they should start small. Take it one day, one strategy...
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#TeachingParents: A Series—How to Check Reading Comprehension at Home

I received a request from a parent asking about the steps to supporting and growing children’s reading comprehension at home. That is a valid and important question that I’d like to answer today. Many parents feel ill-equipped to support their...
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