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Education Cheat Sheet: How to Win at Homework

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If homework becomes a battle, how can you help while keeping your child an independent learner? Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Matching Family and School Values

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Education is about more than academics. So how can you make sure a school matches your family values? Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: The Quirky Kid

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Every child is unique. But when should you let offbeat habits thrive and when should you rein it in. Read more

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Our picks for the weekend's best family events. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: The Power of Play

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Don't put off playtime! Here is why we should all take it seriously for our kids. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Getting Ready for Kindergarten

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Preparing for school goes beyond the ABCs and 123s. Here are six things you can do at home to get your little one ready to enter the classroom. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Why You Should Still Read To Your Middle Schooler

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Your keiki may be able to finish a book by his or herself, but there are seven other benefits you won't want to miss out on when it comes to reading together. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Is It OK to Miss School for Travel?

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To miss classes for travel or not, that is the question. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Boardroom to Classroom

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Local kids are learning from local businesses with exciting partnerships and projects. Read more

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7 Education Terms to Know

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Could a flipped classroom help your child develop metacognition? If you're confused by current education terms we understand. Here is a handy explainer for seven phrases you may be hearing in school. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Finding the Right School Culture

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Start by taking a look at the four "C"s. Read more

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What to expect at the private-school fair led by the Hawai’i Association of Independent Schools. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: 3 Ways to Encourage Excellence

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How can you help your child succeed and thrive? Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: To Screen or Not to Screen

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How to tackle the challenge of limiting smartphone and tablet time at home. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Top Five

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Our most popular education guides for parents from Hawai‘i’s private schools. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Helping Your Child With Math

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Four ways you can support your child in math, even if you are afraid you won’t understand it. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Parenting Help in Minutes

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Don't have time to sift through thousands of parenting articles, blogs and videos? Here are nine great reads and TEDtalks you can finish in less than 30 minutes each. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Technology Learning

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Technology is rapidly changing the world and classrooms. How can we help our kids prepare for the ever-evolving education and work environment without letting technology disrupt their lives? Read more

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Community service does more than just teach kids how to give back. Here are a few ways you can help your child become a change maker. Read more

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Education Cheat Sheet: Passion-Based Learning

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What is your child passionate about? By basing learning around a keiki's natural interests, educators say you can teach them to do be independent thinkers early in life. Read more

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