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.
The middle school “social blind side” happens to all kids. How you react, and how you don’t, can make all the difference during this difficult social time.
It may sound obvious, but upon entering middle school, your kids really need to start using their brain.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Dr. Natasha Burgert (@DoctorNatasha), of Pediatric Associates in Kansas City, Missouri, and Dr. Judith Owens (@BostonChildrens), Director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Boston Children's Hospital, to chat about the importance of sleep for kids' academic success. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.
Parents often worry if their kid is at the level they should be in school, health, life...but what if we told you that “standard” really varies?
Neurologist Judy Willis shares her tips for giving your kids an attention brain boost – without spending a dime or taking a lot of time.
Parents: you may even be unfamiliar with some of these words!
Hint: just handing over allowance isn’t the answer.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Jocelyn Chadwick (@JocelynAChadwic), Vice President of the National Council of Teachers of English, @NBCLearn and the American Heart Association (@American_Heart), to chat about using the upcoming Olympic Games to help kids learn. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.
School’s out but your kid’s learning doesn’t have to stop. Here are fun ways to build their vocabulary this summer.
How to keep your kids from turning into pint-size terrors and in turn, help them become capable adults.