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Setting Compass Points for Children

Parent Talk is grateful to Dedham Country Day School for their sponsorship and willingness to share information and inspiration.  In this guest blog post,...

Beating the Back to School Blues

It’s that time of year again . . . Stay-at-home parents are popping corks and putting their feet up as the obligatory first-day-of-school photos...
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How Preschoolers and Kindergarteners Learn

“Amalie tests the obstacle course she built” by Lars Plougmann Finding the right balance between play-time and academic learning is a problem every parent...
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Preparing for Kindergarten Separation

When I taught Kindergarten, prior to having my own children, I noticed each September that the transition for parents was often as wrought with...
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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

 Written by Liz Lee Parent-Teacher conferences provide wonderful opportunities to connect with your child’s teacher, see the classroom, and generally hear how your student...