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A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning

A Parent's Guide to 21st-Century Learning | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Discover the tools and techniques today's teachers and classrooms are using to prepare students for tomorrow -- and how you can get involved.
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Parenting the 21st Century Student
A teacher's suggestions for supporting a 21st Century Learner in Today's Classroom
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Common Core Standards Are Here to Stay

Common Core Standards Are Here to Stay | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Common Core Standards - What are they? And what do you need to know about them?First, you need to know that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are educational standards determining what skills students should be taught and know at every level of learning. All but five states have adopted CCSS.
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Do assumed parenting demands affect men and women differently? - Phys.Org

Do assumed parenting demands affect men and women differently? - Phys.Org | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
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Do assumed parenting demands affect men and women differently?
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5 ways to get kids reading this summer

5 ways to get kids reading this summer | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Wondering how to help your child get interested in reading? Here are five expert tips to help. (5 ways to get kids reading this summer, via #parenting expert Maggie McGuire!
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Help! How Can I Get My Kid to Do His Homework?

Help! How Can I Get My Kid to Do His Homework? | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
By letting your son know that you're on his side, rather than lecturing him for not being more enthusiastic about his school work, you can help him get his work done without the drama that wears everyone out.
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Here are some ideas that might help reduce those horrid homework battles.

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How to help your child cultivate creativity

How to help your child cultivate creativity | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it

Children are naturally creative - think about what makes them happy now and help them become more confident in their creativity.


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How Do I Help My Child Become A Better Reader? |

How Do I Help My Child Become A Better Reader? | | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
How do I help my child become a better reader? Here are four strategies to help your child become a better reader.
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How to help your kids succeed in school? Talk, talk, talk

How to help your kids succeed in school? Talk, talk, talk | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Parents have tremendous influence over their kids’ academic performance, experts say. The key is to ask the right questions
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WATCH: The Secret To Raising A Happy And Healthy Child

WATCH: The Secret To Raising A Happy And Healthy Child | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
The key to raising successful kids? Depends on how you define "success," says author and leading development psychologist, Dr. Susan Engel.
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Route to Happiness: Fostering Initiative in Children & Adolescents

Route to Happiness: Fostering Initiative in Children & Adolescents | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D. This article defines initiative, discusses aspects of initiative-building activities during childhood and adolescence, and provides tips to parents and educators who can help foster initiative in young people.
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13 Classic TV Shows to Stream with Your Kids

13 Classic TV Shows to Stream with Your Kids | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
TV you loved as a kid can become your kids' favorites, too.
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How Families Develop Character in Children

How Families Develop Character in Children | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD. Three ways parents build character strengths in children and teens.
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9 Tips for Parents If Your Child Is Changing Schools

9 Tips for Parents If Your Child Is Changing Schools | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Whether your family is moving -- or your child is changing schools for any number of other reasons -- there are steps you can take now to ease the transition for your child.
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Project-Based Learning: A Parent Primer

Project-Based Learning: A Parent Primer | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Pirate Loot: Casco Bay High School students listen intently as they get a lesson on business from Portland Pirates executive Ryan Delaney. Credit: Michael Warren Parent involvement in education
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Ten tips for parenting teens today - Sun-Sentinel

Ten tips for parenting teens today - Sun-Sentinel | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Ten tips for parenting teens today Sun-Sentinel Say the wrong thing and it could lead to a fight or silent treatment,” says Joani Geltman, child development and parenting expert and author of “A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your...
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A guide to semi-detached parenting - The Globe and Mail

A guide to semi-detached parenting - The Globe and Mail | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
A guide to semi-detached parenting
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Attachment parenting, that embattled child-rearing philosophy, has been in the news a lot lately.
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What are the Common Core State Standards?

What are the Common Core State Standards? | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia with the goal of better preparing the nation's students for college or a job.
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The Best Of Mothers

The Best Of Mothers | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
There's no way to fast forward or take a shortcut when we give a moment to our kids; there's no app for that. That's what makes it special.
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All we need is to give them our focus, our attention, our eyes, and our voices when we can. We can do that whether we work outside our homes or not and in whatever moments we have. As I have said before, we don't need to be perfect.

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Summer Memories May Fade, but the Effects of the Sun Don’t | Always Prepped Blog Always Prepped Blog

Summer Memories May Fade, but the Effects of the Sun Don’t | Always Prepped Blog Always Prepped Blog | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
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What I Want From My Child's School...

What I Want From My Child's School... | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
It s that time of year and there’s lots of talk about what families want from their schools and teachers. For a hot moment here and there I get caught up in convos and then I realize, as a parent, ...
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Dealing with Digital Behavior Issues: A Parent Guide

Dealing with Digital Behavior Issues: A Parent Guide | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Growing up in the digital age is hard to do. Opportunities abound for mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes are public, involve schoolmates and can be potentially embarrassing. So what happens when your
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How To Help Families Integrate to 1:1 Programs at Home

How To Help Families Integrate to 1:1 Programs at Home | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles Unified School District's recent decision to provide each of its 600,000 plus students with an iPad makes sense. The technology drumbeat is growing louder and louder. Training childre
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Anger In Parenting - A Roundup of Supportive Posts - Hybrid Rasta Mama

Anger In Parenting - A Roundup of Supportive Posts - Hybrid Rasta Mama | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Welcome to the July 2013 Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Anger This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by Authentic Parenting and Living Peacefully with Children.
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Sleep and the Teenage Brain

Sleep and the Teenage Brain | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
How a seemingly simple change can have a profound effect on everything from academic performance to bullying. "Sleep is the greatest crea
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An Outstanding Internet Safety Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Outstanding Internet Safety Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Parents ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
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 A handy cheat sheet made particularly for those of you who think they are not tech-savvy enough to carry out internet control safety planning for their kids.

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Video: Dealing With Drinking in the Media

Video: Dealing With Drinking in the Media | Parenting the 21st Century Student | Scoop.it
Whether it's a Corona on the beach or Snooki boozing it up on Jersey Shore, alcohol is all over the media.
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