Back to School 2009

15 Stories • Available May 2009
Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert

Rimm answers your school questions Sylvia Rimm Creators News Service Younger children may struggle or excel Q. I have a 3-year-old daughter, and I'm a first-grade teacher. I often see kids that are

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'tween 12 And 20

'tween 12 And 20

incipal offers advice for teens on school issues Dr. Robert Wallace Creators News Service Don't let counselor dissuade you from dream job DR. WALLACE: I'm in the 11th grade and would like to become

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Look Out

Look Out

mes in all forms, so keep a watchful eye Tawny Maya McCray Creators News Service If your kids' grades are slipping, their moods have changed dramatically and they suddenly want to be driven to or p

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Cut The Cord

Cut The Cord

logy use to avoid future problems Chandra Orr Creators News Service It has a pull even parents can't deny, but too much technology for youngsters causes serious weight problems, interferes with sch

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Righting The Wrong

Righting The Wrong

s changed, but the reasons haven't Tom Roebuck Creators News Service Life in the classroom changes along with the times. Students of all ages now show up to school with cell phones, as text messagi

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Kitchen Aid

Kitchen Aid

cook promotes healthy eating habits for kids Beth Wood Creators News Service Are you worried about your child's eating habits? Anyone up on the news knows that obesity is on the rise among childre

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Pack Pains

Pack Pains

nal injuries with proper backpacks Chandra Orr Creators News Service That cool new backpack your child picked out seemed like a good idea -- until they loaded it with 30 pounds of books and supplie

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It Doesn't Add Up

It Doesn't Add Up

ld can't focus, don't reach for pills yet Chelle Cordero Creators News Service At the last parent-teacher conference, you were informed that your precious child doesn't sit still or pay attention i

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Dressing Down

Dressing Down

on back-to-school clothes Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service From online purchases to scouring second-hand stores, there are several ways to find back-to-school clothes -- but the best place

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Listen Up

Listen Up

ve a lot to say about success in school Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service You've heard it before -- as a parent you are your child's first teacher. You alone have more influence than anyone e

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Write On

Write On

editors explain how to meet deadlines Chelle Cordero Creators News Service For many students, homework assignments often seem to come last on the list of priorities. Huge writing assignments are o

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Homework Headaches

Homework Headaches

h subjects by making them fun Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service The school day may end in mid-afternoon, but with homework, the learning process can continue right up to suppertime and then

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Get Active

Get Active

crucial for happiness and health Lauren Baumbauer Creators News Service It's easy to let things get in the way of creative and active play. Busy school schedules create tired kids, which means the

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Open Your Books

Open Your Books

eading to change lives for the better Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service One of the best ways to assure that your child becomes a successful and happy student -- and eventually a well-adjusted

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Safety First

Safety First

r kids ? no matter how old they are Valerie Lemke Creators News Service As the saying goes, "You can't wrap children in cotton wool." But given the array of unforeseen dangers that can befall their

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Back To School Facts 1

Back To School Facts 1

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Back To School Facts 2

Back To School Facts 2

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Back To School Facts 3

Back To School Facts 3

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