Schooling

Principal Marta Plata hugging a student at a Parent University graduation

Article

Success Begins at Home

Thomas Jeffries

Teachers and tutors do their best, but involved parents can make all the difference in a student's success.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Discovering the Best Ways to Educate Your Child (Part 2 of 2)

Author Carol Barnier offers practical suggestions for how parents can help their children learn and succeed in school. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Discovering the Best Ways to Educate Your Child (Part 1 of 2)

Author Carol Barnier offers practical suggestions for how parents can help their children learn and succeed in school. (Part 1 of 2)

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family kids getting ready for home school

Article

Giving Kids a Voice in Their Home School Experience

Debra Bell

Recess! Report cards! (And other basic human rights)! Give your kids a place to voice their needs in the home-school experience.

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Mom hugging new college kid daughter as she hold a pink teddy bear

Article

Helping Your Teen Choose a College

Jeanne Gowen Dennis

Get helpful tips and great insight to help you and your teen prepare for college.

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Stack of books that are found in the classroom

Article

What Are Your Kids Reading at School?

Sheila Seifert

If you don't have time to read all the books that your kids may have to read during class, consider reading book reviews for parents about these books. After all, once kids learn to read well, a book’s reading level is less important than whether the content inside is developmentally appropriate.

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Navigating the Middle School Years

This weekend, authors Cynthia Tobias and Sue Acuña explain how parents can effectively adapt to various challenges they and their children will face during the middle school years. 

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence

This weekend, Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God. (Part 1 of 2)

Listen

Series

Equip Kids for Lifelong Learning

How can parents help kids build momentum for lifelong learning?

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School Choice

What are the pros and cons of various learning environments?

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Help Your Child Succeed in Public School

How can you ensure your child's needs are met at school?

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Bullying

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Bullying

Bullying is all too common and has lasting consequences.

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Effective Home Schooling

Here are some tips from a veteran home schooler.

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Back to School

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Back-to-School Challenges

Children often lament a new school year because it means adjusting to change. While some kids love change, for others it creates fear and worry.

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