Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts

How to Help a Child With Speech Delay

Is your child's vocabulary more limited than other kids his age? Here's how to find help if you have a young child with speech delay.

Fun Language Arts Activities for Kids to Try This Summer

Improve your child's communication skills with these six fun exercises and activities for language development, perfect for dodging 'brain drain.'

How to Motivate Kids to Learn

Children in a school slump? Find out why it might be happening, and discover how to motivate kids to want to learn – and become lifelong learners.

Freezing up on Tests: How to Help Your Kids

Does your child gets nervous and anxious when exams roll around? Here are ways parents can help them boost confidence and blast that panic.

Tips to Help Prevent Your Child from Quitting

When things get tough in school and a kid doesn't want to fail, it's not uncommon for him to give up. Here are some ways to foster tenacity in school.

Transferring to a Quality School

Itching to move your child to a different district? Here's what parents should consider before angling for that Blue Ribbon school.

Kindergarten Starting Age Affects Kids for Life

If they start sooner, they'll face trials down the road sooner, too. One mom of grown kids shares her experience and encourages parents not to rush.

Talking to Your Kids about Inhalant Abuse

Everyday household sprays and products can cause serious harm. The third week of March, focused on prevention awareness, is a good time to discuss.

Finding School Tutoring Help for Your Child

Is your kid struggling in class? Two veteran teachers offer their tips for a parent whose son is having a tough time in middle school math and science.

Saving for College with 529 Plans

Why they're a great way to think ahead (and pay for!) kids' educational future - and more in-depth info about the Michigan MET and MESP options.

How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Kindergarten

From age to maturity and skills, many factors weigh into the choice for parents (and schools). These recommendations can help your decision.

Increasing Class Participation

Got a shy or quiet child? Here, teachers weigh in on a few ways parents can encourage their kids to speak up and get involved in school conversation.
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Pros and Cons of Single Gender Schools

Considering single-gender education for your son or daughter at a southeast Michigan all-male or all-female school? These insights on the pros and cons of single gender schools may help.