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Getting Your Kids Motivated to Learn

Getting Your Kids Motivated to Learn

Children in a school slump? Find out why it might be happening, and discover ways to inspire your student.

November 2010
Home Ec 'Life Skills' Lessons – at Home

Home Ec 'Life Skills' Lessons – at Home

Child's school not delivering the 411 on cooking, money and other important life skills? MetroParent.com has you covered!

November 2010
Dealing with a Teacher from Hell

Dealing with a Teacher from Hell

Lost love with this year's classroom leader? Make nice with your child's not-so-nice teacher with 16 tips.

September 2010
The Secrets of Getting Good Grades

The Secrets of Getting Good Grades

Two veteran teachers say parents who want their kids to do well in school should focus on these six basic things.

September 2010
Find the Right College Fit for Your Child

Find the Right College Fit for Your Child

The University of Michigan executive director Ted Spencer, who's also served as dean of admissions, offers five insights to students looking for the right path in higher education.

September 2010
Room Parent 101

Room Parent 101

Psyched out by classroom volunteer call-outs? This primer helps moms and dads jump into their kids' schools.

August 2010
Summer Language Lessons for Kids

Summer Language Lessons for Kids

Improve your child's communication skills with these six fun exercises perfect for dodging 'brain drain.'

June 2010
Finding a New School Checklist

Finding a New School Checklist

Looking for a new public, charter or private option for your child? These eight steps will help you make the right choice.

May 2010
Stop Summer Brain Drain!

Stop Summer Brain Drain!

Kids' math and reading skills fall three months behind over vacation. Battle back with these eight fun, everyday tips.

May 2010
Creating a Homework Environment

Creating a Homework Environment

Here are eight simple ways to successfully help your kids manage assignments at home – without the tears and struggles.

April 2010
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