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The Parent Toolkit team is committed to building a community of parents, teachers, and experts where ideas and tips are shared regularly. Using the hashtag #ToolkitTalk, our monthly Twitter chats feature one topic or issue and bring together experts and other community members to offer their insights. Have questions on a particular topic? You can join in live and ask our experts! Have tips you’d like to share? Join in and offer your advice! Don’t forget to follow @EducationNation on Twitter to get the most up-to-date information on our upcoming chats.

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Supporting Students in STEM: What Every Parent Can Do 
November 15, 2016
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Bigger Than Me: Raising Civic-Minded Kids
September 20, 2016
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Training Champions: Using the Olympics to Learn
July 19, 2016
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Reality Check: Encouraging Positive Body Image
May 17, 2016
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Education as Empowerment: Supporting Males of Color
March 15, 2016
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From FAFSA to Financing: Financial Aid 101
January 19, 2016
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Beyond the Classroom: Supporting Students through Family Involvement
November 18, 2015 
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Kid with a Conscience: Using Character Development to Raise Caring, Respectful, & Ethical Kids
September 15, 2015
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Preparing For Life After High School
July 21, 2015
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Brain Drain or Brain Gain: Beating the "Summer Slide"
May 19, 2015
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From "Me" to "We": Raising Socially Responsible Kids
April 22, 2015
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A Different Kind of Valentine: Building Heart Healthy Kids
February 18, 2015
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Brain Break or Brain Gain? Using the Holiday Time Wisely
December 17, 2014
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Bullying - What Parents Can Do
October 29, 2014
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Setting Kids Up for Success This School Year
August 27, 2014
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A Conversation on Summer Health with @Doctor Natasha and @ACSMNews
June 25, 2014 
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From "Gimme" to Giving: Holiday Hints for Having Well-Behaved Kids
December 13, 2016
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Homework Hassles? How to Help
October 18, 2016
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Catching the ZZZs: Setting Kids Up for School Success
August 16, 2016
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Unselfie: Encouraging Empathy Every Day
June 21, 2016
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The Power of Play
April 19, 2016 
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Dating 101: Helping Teens to Build Healthy Relationships
February 16, 2016
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Solving Stress: Strategies for Students
December 15, 2015
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Raising a Digital Citizen: Teaching Kids Online Responsibility & Safety
October 20, 2015
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School Every Day: The Importance of Attendance for Student Success
August 18, 2015
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Pride: How to Support LGBT Youth and Raise Allies
June 16, 2015
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Parents Matter: Engaging Families in Children's Education
March 18, 2015
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Growing Gritty Kids: Can Perseverance Be Taught?
January 21, 2015 
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Attitude of Gratitude: How to Raise Thankful Kids
November 19, 2014 
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Developing Healthy Online Behaviors
September 25, 2014
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Talking to Kids About Drugs
July 23, 2014 
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A Conversation with @MicheleBorba on the Summer Slide 
May 12, 2014
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