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Dear Teacher: November 2009

This month's Dear Teacher column offers advice on how to raise a bilingual child and how to deal with an unhappy child in preschool and how to access the school's setting.

September 2009: Dear Teacher

Peggy and Marge weigh in on if skipping a grade is good for a gifted child and the importance of library visits.

Budgeting Your Teen: Teaching Fiscal Responsibility at Any Age

When I was a teenager, I didn’t have a cell phone, an iPod or even a computer. And I didn’t get $104 a week for the various chores I completed around the house. According to an article on FamilyEducation.com, that’s the going rate parents are dishing out to their teens. But as the economic crisis hits more and more families, parents are tightening the purse strings.

The benefits of homework and gifted programs

Information About Homework, Gifted Programs & More

Building character through education

Tonya Usuka, a service learning teacher at Halifax High School, recalls a student who didn’t like school and was getting into a bit of trouble with his teachers.

Dear Teacher: Setting a Good Foundation for this School Year

The new school year has started. The first few weeks are very important for setting a good foundation for the rest of the year. Here are some steps that you should take right away.

Books to Keep Kids Entertained when Traveling

Going on a trip this Spring Break? Try out these titles for ideas to keep kids entertained.

Support Language Learning at Home

Even if your child has the basics down, there is still a lot that you can do at home to encourage vocabulary, communication, grammar and enunciation.

Working her magic: Life as a school counselor

A day in the life of a school counselor holds many surprises.

Beyond Webster's

When it's back-to-school time, help your kids ace that weekly spelling test.




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