Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts

Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts

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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.

Textbook Extras to Help Your Kid in School

For parents seeking supplements and tools to give their students a boost, get the latest on what educators are suggesting to help children thrive.

Is My Child Reading at Grade Level?

Parents wondering if their kids' reading abilities are where they should be get tips from two veteran teachers.

How to Handle Your Class Troublemaker

Is your child an angel at home - but constantly misbehaving in class? Two veteran teachers weigh in on what parents can do.

Helping Children Make Friends

Learn how to teach struggling kids the basics and open them up to opportunities so they can make and keep pals.

Boosting Interest in Social Studies

How can you nurture a budding historian? Here are a few ways to build on kids' curiosity for the subject.

Stumped by Story Problems?

Try this four-step solution to help coach frustrated students through these tricky math problems.

Perfectionism and Learning

Could fear of making mistakes be hurting your child's ability to learn? Discover the perils of perfectionism and how to help.

Skipping a Grade

Should your child advance a grade? Here are a few insights to make the decision that's right for your family.

Little Miss Bossy

Here's how to help your pushy child make friends.