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(click me) NEWS FROM PARENT TOOLKIT! DEC 2015

Are you free next week? Join us next Tuesday for our monthly #ToolkitTalk focusing on supporting students through family involvement! We will be chatting on Twitter with Parent Toolkit expert and Pre-K teacher Anne Morrison and National PTA President Laura Bay.

Have you checked out our newest video series yet? All of our Supporting Social & Emotional Development videos are now live! The latest video in the series gives you tips about supporting your child’s decision-making skills.

And don’t forget about your #SchoolYrResolution! Are you keeping up with yours? Learn how Dr. Natasha Burgert is doing with her resolution and what tips she has for all parents in our latest blog post. Also, connect with us on Facebook and Instagram for more tips to make your resolutions reality!

Read more of our recent blog posts here:

Educating the Whole Child: Physical Activity and Academic Performance
Nov 2, 2015
Promoting physical activity can be a daunting task for some parents. But research suggests that getting your child moving at an early age is extremely important, not only for preventing childhood obesity, but for academic performance.
Want to Prevent Bullying? Start With Kindness
Oct 26, 2015
If we want to prevent bullying, we must do more than teach our kids to be upstanders and not to be bullies. We must start by teaching them to be kind, especially to those different from them in background and character, and to help build caring, inclusive communities.
Quality vs. Quantity: Talking to Promote Your Child’s Language Development
Oct 19, 2015
Talking with our children (rather than at our children) and keeping the conversations going and growing will ensure that children enter kindergarten with the strong oral language skills they need to succeed in school.
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