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10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Learn

"If you want your child to be a stellar student, don't limit learning to the walls of his classroom. Although the skills he's learning there are crucial to his intellectual and social growth, your child needs your help to really "open up the world of ideas," according to child psychologist Robin Forman, PhD. His renewed joy in discovery will transfer to his schoolwork, so you'll boost his academic achievement, too! "

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About Bullying

About Bullyng features interactive games and quizzes for children and teens.

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Active or Aggressive Boys?

Boys tend to be more active and more aggressive than girls.  This resource from PBS takes a look at boy agression, the role media has in boy violence, and what parents can do.

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Angries Out

Anger Management tools for kids, parents, couples, and more.  Kid-friendly  videos and articles, and detailed information for parents.

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Bullying Fact Sheet from the AACAP

Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents.  Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis.

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Child Behavior: What Parents Can Do to Change Their Child's Behavior

How to encourage positive behavior, tips for using "time out" and stopping misbehavior.

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Children Who Bully

From the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration, this guide lists the characteristics of children who bully and helps parents deal with a child who bullies.

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Disciplining Your Child

Discipline tips by age.

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FightCrime.org

“Fight Crime: Invest in Kids…America must cut the pipeline that funnels young people into lives of crime and violence. We take a hard-nosed look at research on what keeps kids from becoming criminals and put that information in the hands of policy-makers and the public.”

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FireWorks

An on-line short course on anger in parent-child relationships from Kansas State University. 

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Fostering Motivation in Kids With Learning and Attention Problems

"Learn how to help kids sustain the joy of learning for its own sake in the face of their struggles and frustrations."

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Hand in Hand Parent Podcasts

HandInHand.org offers free parenting podcasts on topics such as bonding with your new baby, support for new dads, recovering from a difficult birth, and helping your baby with colic.  The site also has a number of parenting articles that focus on developing a stronger emotional connection with you child and developing a better family life as a result.

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How to Motivate Children

This website gives great ideas on how to modivate children.

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How to motivate your child for middle school

"Get your preteens organized for academic achievement!"

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Influence of Media Violence on Children

According to the AAP statement, exposure to and the influence of media violence directly correlates to violent behavior. 

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Interactions that Promote Socialization

A comprehensive article on the kind of interaction that promotes healthy socialization in children, from Child Education.

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Kids and The Law: An A-to-Z Guide for Parents

With information about laws pertaining to Caifornia kids on these topics: gangs, school rules, parents' rights, smoking, graffiti, working, driving, fighting, alcohol, age of majority, truancy and more.  Funded by the California Bar.

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Motivation:101: You Can Motivate Children to Learn

This article lays out 7 strategies to premote self-motivation

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National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Features daily news, organizations, publications, a Spanish version of the site, and a super multimedia department where viewers can check out webcasts, webinars, videos, and PowerPoint presentations.  The also have fact sheets and posters available to download for free.

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Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Cited by the American Academy of Pediatrics as one of the most effective intervention models, this program targets bullies, victims and bystanders.

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ParentingIdeas.org

“101 Tips for Improving Children’s Behavior.”  Features 101 articles with titles such as “9 Ways to Positively Cope with Difficult Behavior,” “Surviving the Break-Up (separation and divorce),"  “Bedwetting,” and “I Caught them Playing Doctor.”

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Siblilng Rivalry and Fights

Sibling Rivalry may be inevitable, but there are still ways to get our kids to show a little respect for one another.

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Stop Bullying Now

"Welcome to the Stop Bullying Now! Campaign. You can learn all about bullying and what you can do to stop it. Take a look around and you’ll find games and cartoon Webisodes that help you Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now!"

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Talking with Kids.org

This site is dedicated to providing parents with the resources they need to talk to kids about anything:  sex, violence, drugs, and more.  Features 10 useful tips, free booklets, and links to other sites.

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Tips for Parents: Arguing Kids

Tips to end the arguing and get them to play nice.

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Tips for Parents: Behavior

How to encourage the behavior you want, and discourage the behavior you don't want.

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Tips for Parents: Children and Media Violence

Understand how repeated exposure to violent media has been shown to cause aggressive behavior in kids.

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Tips for Parents: Confidence

Tips to help you build your child's confidence.

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Tips for Parents: Discipline--Lovingly in Charge

Learn methods for appropriate discipline and great tips for getting kids to obey.

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Tips for Parents: Motivation and Learning

Parents are the primary influence in their child's motivation to learn.

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Tips for Parents: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Signs and symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a mental disorder that makes a child have obsessive thoughts about germs, cleanliness, safety or school success.  These thoughts often cause them to do compulsive, ritualistic behaviors such as hand washing, checking doors or appliances, or saying particular phrases or questions over and over.

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Tips for Parents: Prejudice

Prejudice can lead to intolerance and hurtful behavior, so it’s a good idea to educate yourself about how prejudices form.

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Tips for Parents: Racism

In this Tips for Parents, learn what racism is, how it occurs in everyday life, how to teach kids about the harms of racism, and how to encourage respect for all people.

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Tips for Parents: Responsibility

Tips for teaching responsibility to kids.

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Tips for Parents: Self Esteem

Understand why you can't give your child good self-esteem.

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Tips for Parents: Student Self Esteem

Good self-esteem is as important as good nutrition, good health, and more important than making good grades.

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Tips for Parents: The Importance of Effort

Learn why effort is even more important than intelligence in school success.

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Tips for Parents: Unpopular Kids

Learn what makes kids unpopular and how to change negative behavior before it's too late.

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Tips for Parents: Violent Kids

Learn what makes kids violent and get resources to change violent behavior.

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Top 10 Ways to Motivate Gifted Children

Parents of gifted children are often surprised and dismayed when their children underachieve in school. Learning disabilities in gifted children can sometimes lead to underachievement, but it is often simply a lack of motivation. Motivating some gifted children can be difficult; neither rewards nor punishments seem to work, especially for intrinsically motivated children. What can parents do to motivate their gifted children? Here are eight ideas to try

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Tufts University Family Web Guide

Is your child's behavior out of control? Tufts University's Family Web Guide connects you with five top-rated sites featuring information on dealing with behavior issues.

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Video: Aggressive Kids

Ways to prevent and correct aggressive behavior in kids and teens.

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Video: Building Confidence

Confidence builders you can do at home.

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Video: Children and Behavior-A Few Tips

Tips to encourage positive behavior.

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Video: Conflicts in the Classroom

Learn why conflicts help children learn social skills.

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Video: Dealing with Angry Kids-Part 1

Understand why getting angry when your kids lose their temper is not the answer.

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Video: Dealing with Angry Kids-Part 2

Two ways to encourage kids to deal positively with anger.

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Video: Dealing with Work Inhibition

Learn the factors that contribute to work inhibition.

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Video: Does Hard Work Pay Off?

Why praising IQ doesn't help self-esteem.  Teach your child the life skills that matter.

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Video: Effort Is the Key to Success

Children succeed by understanding their excuses for failure. Teach them how success is in their control.

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Video: Expectations-The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Why parent and teacher expectations are self-fulfilling prophecies for children.

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Video: Gangs-Part I

Understand why gangs appeal to some kids.

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Video: Gangs-Part II

Learn the role of law enforcement in preventing gang violence.

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Video: Gangs-Part III

Parents and teachers can work together to combat gangs.

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Video: Getting Along With Others

Learn to use the "Nurture and Control" approach to lead your children in getting along with others.

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Video: Latch Key Kids Need Attention

Unsupervised children are at increased risk for violence, drugs, and sexual activity.

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Video: Motivating Children

Tips to motivate your child for success in school.

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Video: Motivation and Learning

Parents are the primary influence in their child's motivation to learn.

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Video: Overdosing on Self Esteem

Tips on helping your child develop good self-esteem.

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Video: Rewarding Success

What kids want most for their good work.

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Video: School Violence

Ways to help your school decrease student violence.

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Video: Self-Esteem and Learning

How children develop self-esteem and its importance in their lives.

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Video: Silent Students

Understand why some students are silent in class and how to encourage them to speak up.

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Video: Talking with Your Child about Prejudice

Ways to teach your child tolerance and interest in other cultures.

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Video: Teaching Responsibility

6 tips for teaching your children responsibility.

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Video: Teaching Tolerance Through Books

The role of books in learning tolerance.

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Video: The Power of Peer Pressure

Ways parent can help children fight negative peer pressure by building good self-esteem and tips how to say no.

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Video: Unpopular Kids

Help children improve negative behavior patterns before they become social outcasts.

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Video: Voicing Behavior Expectations-Part I

Discover the importance of differentiating between a command and a request when communicating with your kids.

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Video: Voicing Behavior Expectations-Part II

Learn how to make proper use of commands and requests when communicating with your kids.

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Video: Why Kids Hate

Helpful tips to teach your kids tolerance.

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Video: Why My Child Won't Try

Understand the reason your child won't try and why it's ok to fail.

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What Parents Can Do to Prevent Gang Involvement

This quick-reference card gives parents useful tips-at-a-glance and is sponsored by COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services), the FBI, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

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What to Do if Your Child is Being Bullied

Describes what bullying is, its effects, how to report it to other parents, and what to do if your child is being bullied.  Provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration. 

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