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Author: Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts

Peggy Gisler and Marge Eberts have taught at every level from kindergarten through college and have co-authored more than 100 books. They have also been in the trenches getting six children through school. Their children have run the gamut, from being in gifted and talented programs to special education resource rooms. Because of their experiences, they see themselves as interpreters between parents and schools as they have been on both sides.

“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Summer Learning Activities Parents: Summer is increasingly becoming a more academic time. Many students are now even assigned homework over the summer. This is largely happening because teachers know

“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Math Test Anxiety Question: You have written about math anxiety being a real phobia that can actually be seen in the brain patterns in the regions associated with problem-solving.

“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Skills Needed for Kindergarten  Question: What do kindergarten teachers feel are the most important skills that young children need in order to be ready for kindergarten? -- Getting Ready  Answer:

“Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. How to Introduce Numbers to a Preschooler Question: What are some things that I can do with my preschooler to help her learn how to read and write her

"Dear Teacher” is a monthly education column written by experienced educators and parents. Ways to Improve Poor Listening Skills Question: The teacher says that my daughter in third grade has poor listening skills. However, she had no suggestions when I asked for