By now, it’s been long enough to settle into the familiar school routine. For many of us, that includes the question “Do you have any homework?” But somewhere in that daily ritual, I wouldn’t be surprised if you wondered “What is this stuff for, anyway?” The Center for Public Education has the answer. Like many
When my kids were little, I didn’t know a lot about how they learned to read. Their teachers sent home notes saying it was important to read to them and for them to read out loud. Trying to be the perfect parent that I wanted to be, I read to them and they read to me.
Labor Day has come and gone. Many students have been back in school for weeks. But the traditional end of summer is a good time to answer some questions parents, teachers, and students may have as they look ahead to a new school year. * For the child asking “Why do I have to do this stuff?”