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Parents are an important part of their children’s education. Plus, the family makes up the community. There are so many different ways that we can support one another.

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10 Ways To Build a Digitally Resilient Kid

Digital resilience is the ability to bounce back from challenges in an online world. Resilience is a skill that builds each time you learn how to deal with, adapt to, and overcome challenges, no matter where they happen. Like learning to ride a bike, every event that lets you overcome an obstacle and maybe get…  learn more

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100 Fitness Activities for the Whole Family

Physical fitness is essential to our health and has a big influence on our mental wellness too. Yet, with full work schedules, equally busy children, and lockdown restrictions, making the time for exercise too often falls to the bottom of the list. While May is officially National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, any time of…  learn more

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11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Find out which social media features are cause for concern -- no matter which app your kid is using.It can be hard to keep up with the latest apps that kids are using. Just when you've figured out how to talk to your kids about Instagram, they're begging to download Snapchat and TikTok. But here's the deal: Even when…  learn more

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5 Internet Safety Tips for Parents of Young Children

The internet is an integral part of learning online, helping students from preschool through grad school interact with the wider world. It has also brought a change to the way we must parent our young children who are being exposed to the vastness of the online world. Allowing children to experience the best that technology…  learn more

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8 Pros and Cons of TikTok On Kids' Mental Health

TikTok is the hottest social media app of the day. One of the most prevalent concerns of parents is the effect it can potentially have on their children's mental health. Some argue that using TikTok can be harmful to youth. Others claim it can benefit their self-esteem. While both sides offer legitimate arguments, we'll try…  learn more

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Action for Healthy Kids

All kids deserve to be healthy—in body and mind We help kids thrive by bringing families and schools together to ensure students have access to safe places to play and be active, nutritious foods, and healthy, supportive experiences.  learn more

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Action for Healthy Kids Resource Library

Welcome to the AFHK Resource Library, made possible by our friends at the Kellogg Company Fund! Browse videos, activities, tip sheets, and more to utilize at school or the home for improving kids’ physical and emotional health. Use the filters below to narrow down the resources by topic, audience, resource type, language, and location.  learn more

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Back-to-School Reset: 4 Tips on Managing Devices and Screen Time for Families

Ease the transition back to the classroom with these tips and resources. It's that time of year again -- kids are heading back to school! For lots of reasons, family routines can get disrupted during the summer, from morning routines and bedtimes to TV and video game limits. Now's a great time to check in…  learn more

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Family Education

Every parent has that moment when they realize they don't know all the answers–whether the question is about conceiving, choosing a baby name, enhancing their child's learning experience, or having difficult conversations with teens, FamilyEducation has the answers to life’s daily parenting conundrums. Each month, more than 1.5 million parents turn to FamilyEducation as their partner…  learn more

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Free Back-to-School Templates for Teachers and Families

Back-to-school traditions are an important way to help students and families tap into the opportunities of a new school year. As teachers, we enjoy setting up and decorating our classrooms, organizing new school supplies, or maybe planning a brand-new unit to try teaching this year. We might even be thinking about bringing some new digital tools or media into our classroom instruction.…  learn more

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Fundamental Minecraft Tips for Parents

Parents and teachers ask: "Are the kids obsessed with Minecraft? Need to learn how to install mods? Looking for party ideas? Don't have a clue what a spider jockey is?" Find the answers to these and many more Minecraft related questions here.  learn more

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Kidzcourse

Super Courses for Super Kids. Tech & creative courses & printables for kids ages 6-14. That’s where Kidzcourse comes in. Kidzcourse is an online platform designed for students 6 to 12 years old (1st through 6th Grade). It’s a lesson plan, digital toolkit, online video archive, and activity planner all-in-one that’ll help you learn alongside…  learn more

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Online Learning Tutorials: Basic Computer Essentials

In today's world, virtually everyone needs to know how to use a computer and how to type on a computer keyboard. Most jobs involve some type of computer, so you'll need to know how to use one when it's time for you to earn some money. Some careers, such as web or software developers have…  learn more

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PBS Parents

Explore PBS parenting resources, tips on raising children, videos and kids activities.  learn more

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PBS: Parent Newsletter

Sign up for activities, tips, and more! Every day is full of possibilities and so is your child! Get crafts, activities, parenting tips, recipes, and more that you can use to play and learn with your kids emailed to you every week.  learn more

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Read Aloud

Read Aloud for 15 minutes. Every child. Every parent. every day.  learn more

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What Parents Should Know About How Games Keep Kids Hooked

Most games today are designed with “hooks.” Hooks are features inserted to get players to play longer and more often and even pay money to continue playing. These hooks rely on non-drug-based sources of external stimuli, which can trick the body into generating dopamine which gives the player a rush. So, gamers often feel stressed…  learn more