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Teaching Children Means Dealing With Parents, Too Jan. 30, 2020

At Work

Q: I always wanted to be a teacher so I could help people, specifically children. I used to babysit ... Read More

Teachers Deserve Parents' Patience and Respect Dec. 05, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am a teacher in a small town in New England. When I began my job, I thought it was the... Read More

Solar Hostess Nov. 23, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

Lady luck is an inconsistent hostess. She may greet her guests warmly and cozy up to serve them, but... Read More

A New Foundation Nov. 20, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

The Dallas Morning News published information concerning the Living To Change Lives Foundation, whic... Read More

White Privilege: An Alternative Perspective Oct. 31, 2019

From the Desk of Dr. J

As I was reading about Georgia Southern University students burning Jennine Capo Crucet's novel "Mak... Read More

Here's How You Can Help Teachers Meet the Financial Education Challenge Sep. 11, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: What do dinosaurs and virtual reality have to do with financial education? A lot, acco... Read More

August 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm a young woman with a degree in education. After spending several years as a student ... Read More

Weird Ways to Earn Money on the Side Jul. 01, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Recently, while brainstorming with a reader who needed to supplement her full-time job, I made a qui... Read More

Ousting Bad Teacher Helps Students May. 16, 2019

At Work

Q: I'm an English literature teacher who also independently tutors students from the other small, lo... Read More

High Schoolers Can Handle This? Apr. 25, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

High school seniors in suburban Columbus, Ohio, get to take a class that could well be banned on man... Read More

Teacher Made Serious Error Jan. 18, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I know you are a former teacher and high school principal, so I'm hoping you can help m... Read More

You Will Be a Great Teacher Jan. 01, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am in my second year at the University of Illinois. I would like to teach English com... Read More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Teacher? Dec. 20, 2018

At Work

Teaching is an honorable profession, one respected by the public, parents, students and the administ... Read More

Why Not Make a Gift of Financial Education This Season? Dec. 19, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: In the spirit of the holidays, I've been writing a lot lately about giving — esp... Read More

Americans Don't Appreciate Their Freedom Nov. 15, 2018

Daily Editorials

Here's a shock: Almost half of Americans cannot name a single right protected by the First Amendment... Read More

Adding Unwanted Pounds Oct. 22, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Do you lay off junk food, get proper rest, exercise and ration your television and video stre... Read More

For Hope, Stick With Millennials Apr. 26, 2017

Connie Schultz

On college campuses across America, spring semester is coming to an end. This can be an emotional ti... Read More

Slob Forgets Homework and a Little Hugger Oct. 14, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: My teenage daughter is a slob. She drops her stuff all over the house and "forget... Read More

Teaching by Parable Sep. 14, 2016

Classic Zig Ziglar

The parable has always been my favorite method of teaching. The reason is simple: People remember th... Read More

Being the Room Parent Again and Friends With Poor Study Habits Aug. 26, 2016

The Family Coach

Dear Family Coach: I have been the classroom mom for my two children several times. This year they b... Read More