Class Act

August 2013
Working Mother;Aug/Sep2013, p40
The article offers parenting tips on how parents could contribute in their children's preschool or grade school classroom such as by serving the class via social networking sites, by tackling tasks to the children's teacher after school hours, and by having a virtual appearance on the class.


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