As graduation time rolls around, high school seniors around the country will be facing waves of mixed emotions. Relief that high school is over; elation to be moving on; and of course, sadness that friends forged over years – if not for more than a decade – will be going their separate ways.
Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning for summer break! Is your child interested in going to camp? We talked to Dr. Michele Borba for tips on finding the right summer camp fit for every family.
The end of the school year is fast approaching, which means students across the country will be busy taking exams and wrapping up their studies and final projects. While this may be a stressful time, it can also serve as a great opportunity to help children develop useful studying and test preparation strategies.
Collaboration skills are essential for lifelong success, and engaging children in enjoyable collaborative activities from an early age can help improve their self-awareness, problem-solving, empathy and nonverbal and verbal communication. Here are some engaging collaborative activities your entire family can enjoy.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with experts Cathy Cartier, teacher at Affton High School, and Maurice Elias, Director of Social Emotional Learning Lab at Rutgers University, for April's ToolkitTalk Twitter Chat. We talked about raising socially responsible kids in today's world. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below and join us next month!
Earth Day is a great time for your family to talk about food waste and start building habits that can make a valuable impact both on the environment and your family’s budget. Below are 5 ways you can celebrate Earth Day and learn to cutback on food waste at home.
April is Financial Literacy Month, and to commemorate the occasion, our experts are focusing on the topic of allowance. The question is: What’s the best approach for parents to take when it comes to giving children allowances? Here is what our experts have to say.
Teaching children to be more mindful can help them to better understand their emotions and manage their reactions.
All children have the potential to achieve success in math if they believe that their perseverance can make them better. Here is some advice on how you can help your children feel confident about their mathematical abilities and develop their appreciation for learning.
Research shows that without proper nourishment, children perform poorly in school and have lower academic achievement. So what can you do to improve your child's eating habits and prepare her for learning? You may want to try the following strategies.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with experts Dr. Joyce Epstein, Director of the Center on School, Family & Community Partnerships at Johns Hopkins, and Amy McCready, Founder of Positive Parenting Solutions, for March's ToolkitTalk Twitter Chat. We talked about family engagement in children's education. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below and join us next month!