Welcome to our 2018 Back-to-School Guide for Los Angeles Parents and Teachers! With the LA school year fast approaching, we’ve compiled information to help you get ready for the first day of school and beyond. From back-to-school clothes shopping to questions for teachers to how to prepare an “about me’ letter for parents, we hope that we have great information for your kids to have a successful school year.
Back-to-School Resources for Parents
UrbanSitter: Sitter and Nannies for Los Angeles Parents – Kids going back -to-school can often put parents in a childcare bind. UrbanSitter helps families find before- and after-school sitters and nannies.
Back to School Gear, Supplies, Clothing for Kids – Back to school shopping isn’t always fun, but we’ve compiled some of our best deals and things we’ve found that our kids really need for the school year.
The A to Z Recipe for a Successful School Year – What does it mean to have a successful school year? Here is a recipe to help a child have a great year.
8 Tips to Help Prepare Kids for Going Back to School – It’s time to start preparing kids to get up early every day and start following a routine. Here are some great tips on how to get them ready.
9 Ways to Help Kids Readjust to a School Routine– They’re back at school. Now what? Here are a few ides on how to get kids used to going to school after a long summer.
5 Reasons to Attend Back to School Night – Do you really need to go to Back to School Night? Here are 5 Reasons why.
First Day of School; Apple for the Teacher – Do people really give the teacher an apple on the first day? Here is why you might want to.
10 Tips for Preventing Summer Brain Drain– All school district have their own schedule. Still on summer break? Here are 10 tips to help kids retain what they learned during the school year.
12 Fun Ideas For a Memorable First Day of School – Want to help have a wonderful first day of school. Here are some great ideas to make it special.
5 Tips to Help Kids With Their First Research Project – Kids as young as young as kindergarteners are having to do research projects. Here are a 5 tips to help them be successful.
7 Ways to Help Kids Review Schoolwork – So they’ve done that project and now they want you to look at it. Here are some suggestions on reviewing their work.
10 Benefits of Enrolling Your Child in an After-School Program– Learning doesn’t end when the bell rings after school. Here are some compelling reasons why you may want to enroll your child in after-school programs.
Is it Okay for a Teacher to Hug a Student?– Would you be okay with your child’s teacher hugging him or her?
Back-to-School Resources for Teachers
Are you a teacher looking for ideas on how to get your class ready for the first day? We have ideas on where to buy school supplies, how to have a memorable first day of school and how to write an introductory letter to students and parents.
7 Ways to Write An “About Me” – A Teacher’s Introductory Letter– Writing an introductory letter to parents and students can be one of the hardest things to do at the beginning of the year. Here are a few tips to help make it shine.
12 Fun Ideas for a Memorable First Day of School – It’s a new school year and although you’re old pro, it’s your students’ first first day in your classroom. Here are a few tips to make it special.
Where Teachers Can Buy School Supplies In And Around Los Angeles– Whether you have an allowance from your school or you’re buying supplies on your own, here is where to go in LA and online to buy school supplies.
10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Teaching – There’s no job more rewarding than teaching, but it’s also one of the most challenging. Our contributor, Wendy, was a teacher for 12 years and she shares with us the things she wishes someone had told her before she started her first day on the job.