Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear by Carrie GoldmanThe mother of a bullied first grader, popular blogger Carrie Goldmans inspiring true story triggered an outpouring of support from online communities around the world. In Bullied, she gives us a guide to the crucial lessons and actionable guidance shes learned about how to stop bullying before it starts. It is a book born from Goldmans post about the ridicule her daughter suffered for bringing a Star Wars thermos to school--a story that went viral on Facebook and Twitter before exploding everywhere, from CNN.com and Yahoo.com to sites all around the world. Written in Goldmans warm, engaging style, Bullied is an important and very necessary read for parents, educators, self-professed Girl Geeks, or anyone who has ever felt victimized by a bully, online or in person.
Why is Parent Teacher Interaction Significant Can it Help in Improving a Kid’s Academic Performance
As millions of young children settle into a new year in elementary school, many parents are wondering nervously: Is the new teacher a good fit? No one wants to be that helicopter parent who swoops in and rescues a youngster from any adversity. But no parent wants to stand by while a child suffers harm because of a bad teacher, either. Riding out a year with a stressful teacher can sometimes help a child learn to deal with challenges. Carol Lloyd was worried when her daughter, Tallulah, was assigned an elementary school teacher several years ago with a reputation for yelling and humiliating students. She decided not to intervene.
By Today's Parent Oct 1, Photo: iStockPhoto. And I love you, I do. But some of the things you do drive me nuts and are really bad for your kid! Ever wonder why most teachers ask parents to wait at a designated pickup spot outside the classroom at the end of the day?
Enrolling your little one in preschool can bring many questions: How well will my child adjust to preschool? Will my child make friends? Will the teacher understand my child? Establishing and maintaining an open, clear channel of communication with the preschool teacher can lessen many parental concerns. When selecting a preschool , consider these factors: safety, cleanliness, general curriculum, overall philosophy, cost, and location.
By Shawna Cohen Apr 1, Photo: Getty. When my kid started Junior kindergarten last year, it took me weeks OK, months to send in a family photo for his teacher to hang in his cubby. Some are borderline neurotic, obsessing over which type of glue stick will get their little one into Harvard, while others are a bit too lax, sending their kid to school in flip-flops on gym day. Remember: Everything with us is ruled by bells and minutes. Sullivan once had a parent volunteer in the classroom who insisted on debriefing after each visit.