Tag Archives: home-school partnership

Is Ritalin the solution?

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Telling and tattling

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The dangers of helping too much

Dear Kerry, My niece just finished 7th grade. She’s visiting us and our two children, 11 and 9. She told us about the science project in her class and said many of the kids didn’t do their own work. Instead … Continue reading

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Parents can teach all the time

Dear Kerry, My kids’ teachers say that I should be supporting what they do at school by extending it at home. I’m not sure what they mean. Isn’t it their job to teach my kids? Sometimes I can’t answer the … Continue reading

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