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Back to School

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Ease Back into School

The beginning of school may very well be parents’ most favorite time of the year. Even so, the transition for parents and kids can be a little rough. Here’s help to ease you and your child into the back-to-school groove.


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Grade-by-Grade Learning Guide

Asking what your child did at school all day is easy. Getting the answer isn’t. We can help you fill in the blanks. Pick a grade and find out what your children really do all day — and how you can help them learn.

Get Ready for School


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The Parents Role

Parents play a big role in nurturing kids’ learning. Find out how your attitude towards education can inspire theirs and learn how you can empower them to succeed.

Supporting Your Learner

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    Win a Kindle Fire!

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    Frozen Chalk Paint

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    Raise Great Writers

    Help make writing easier and more fun for your children with these great tips.


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