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Parenting From The Heart January 2012

Parenting From The Heart

Parenting from the Heart: Giving Children the Tools to Resolve Conflicts. Good communication skills are the key to resolving conflict, and it's never too early for parents to start teaching them to children.

Beating The Odds January 2012

Beating The Odds

East Bay execs helping at-risk kids like Christopher Robinson find their way to college. When Diana Lusby heard that her 15-year-old son’s best friends had gotten arrested, she felt her heart drop into her stomach.

College Crazy January 2012

College Crazy

One mom tells how the college application process nearly drove her and her daughter insane.

East Bay Teacher Explores Fun Side of Science January 2012

East Bay Teacher Explores Fun Side of Science

Oakland biology teacher talks about participating in the Exploratorium's Iron Science competition and the importance of science education. The Exploratorium of San Francisco has succeeded in making science interactive and fun.

Head Of The Class January 2012

Head Of The Class

Bentley’s high school director says targeting learning styles helps kids excel. Brian Thomas, who worked as an actor in Hollywood after graduating from Yale University, started his career in education as a tutor on the set of The Cosby Show.

Tricks for Talking to Teens January 2012

Tricks for Talking to Teens

We've all learned that lectures don't work. Here's what does.

Your kids and technology: Parents' coping tips January 2012

Your kids and technology: Parents' coping tips

A Walnut Creek father, author, and expert on the impacts of new technology on our culture offers tips on coping with our kids' use of texting, Facebook, and MMORPGs like World of Warcraft.

Class Size Crisis January 2012

Class Size Crisis

What does the new math—less money and fewer teachers—mean for our public schools and your kids?

Homework: How Much is too Much? January 2012

Homework: How Much is too Much?

Find out what top educators say and get tips on handling your child's homework load.

How Do We Create (Even) Better Schools January 2012

How Do We Create (Even) Better Schools

Diablo asked educators, parents, and students. Here's what they say.

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