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December 2011

 
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Should Parents Go Online to Check

Their Kids' Grades and Homework? 

 

The iconic overstuffed student's backpack is quickly becoming a relic of the past and as a result, the way parents oversee their children's progress in school will never be the same. 

Going online

 

With an estimated four out of five K-12 schools having some sort of presence on the internet, teachers are quickly turning to paperless web portals with names like Edline, Blackboard, Homelink and MyBackPack.   

 

On these portals, teachers post assignments, provide virtual handouts, and communicate with parents. The advantages to students and parents alike are many, but there is a dark side to these portals.  Read on about how much parents should go online to help with homework

 

 View Our 90 Second Video:

How Much Should Parents Help?
How Much Should Parents Help with School Work?
 Finding the Balance Between Helping Too Much and Not Enough
Quick Hits

 

TOMORROW NIGHT!

 

ADHD Boys vs. Girls:

Does Gender Matter?

  

Don't miss Dr. Patricia Quinn's presentation, "ADHD Boys vs. Girls: Does Gender Matter?" 

Thursday, December 15th at 7:00pm at Woodson High School (Cavalier Hall) in Fairfax.

 

Patricia Quinn, MD is a nationally-known developmental pediatrician and award-winning author.  If you haven't seen Dr. Quinn speak before, you're in for a treat.  You won't want to miss this one! 

 

Download the Parent Link Speaker Series flyer. 

 

For additional upcoming parent workshops in your area, click here

 

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