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Huntington Learning Center Joins the Coalition for the Homeless to Collect 5,000 Filled Backpacks for NYC Students in Need

Aug. 08, 2018

For the third year in a row, Huntington Learning Center has partnered with the Coalition for the Homeless for its annual drive, Project: Back to School, to provide homeless children with the supplies they need to be successful in the classroom. Together, the organizations and additional partners, hope to collect and distribute more than 5,000 new backpacks filled with supplies for students in kindergarten to 12th grade prior to the start of the new school year.

Through August 22, select Huntington Learning Center locations will serve as collection centers. Interested participants are encouraged to bring backpacks and school supplies to any of the following drop-off locations:

Huntington Learning Center Shares Simple Ways Parents Can Contribute to The Betterment of their Child’s School

Aug. 03, 2018

Every parent knows that teachers and staff are part of what makes a school great, but parents have a lot to do with a school’s success as well. “There are objective measures of schools’ performance such as test scores and teacher-student ratio, but there are a number of other intangible factors as well,” says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. “A positive school culture that fosters student success truly does take a village, and parents are key members of that village.”

Five Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Children

Jul. 26, 2018

With summer coming to a close, families with children are gearing up to head back to school. According to Co-Founder and CEO, Eileen Huntington, of Huntington Learning Center, there are several things parents can do toward the end of summer break that make a tremendous difference in getting children mentally prepared to start the year off right. “Students need summer break to relax and recharge their batteries, but the beginning of a new grade can be a little bumpy if parents and children remain in ‘summer mode’ until that first school bell rings,” says Huntington. Luckily, a little preparation can make the back-to-school transition easier. Here are five back-to-school tips for parents and children:

HELP YOUR CHILD BUILD A WINNING WAY WITH WORDS

Jan. 15, 2018

Solid reading skills are vital for success on many of the tests your child will take between Kindergarten and high school graduation - including the SAT and ACT. Students therefore need to possess a strong vocabulary and be confident in their ability to discern the meanings of many words. Here are some tips for building word power:

Huntington Learning Center Suggests Winter Break Learning Activities

Dec. 19, 2017

It's holiday break, and if you are in need of a few ideas to help keep your child entertained and learning these next few weeks, Huntington Learning Center has several suggestions. "Your child deserves a reprieve from school work, but there are many things you can do as a family that will keep your student engaged," says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. Huntington offers the following winter break learning activities for inspiration.

How to Help Your Child Find School-Life Balance This Year

Aug. 18, 2017

The life of a child can be quite busy. School can be demanding enough, but when you add extracurricular activities into the mix, it’s easy to pack the schedule to the point that there’s little—if any—time left. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that overscheduling leads to stress and anxiety. “Parents have good intentions and want their children to have opportunities to explore passions and try new things, but it’s important to keep the big picture in mind too,” she says. “Finding balance between school and life should be the goal.” How can parents help their children do so? Here are several tips:

Making the Most of This School Year

Aug. 03, 2017

A new school year has begun and you and your child want to get things off on the right foot. Whether last year was your child’s best year yet or he or she faced some challenges, it’s always a good idea to take time at the start of the new year to reflect, set goals, and focus. How can you encourage your child to make this year a great one? 

Start the School Year Off the Right Way With These Study Tips

Aug. 13, 2015

Utilizing the proper study tips can be the difference between average and extraordinary grades. Read the tips found here in order to reach your potential.

Kick off a Great New Year

Jan. 01, 2015

Happy New Year from Huntington Learning Center!

How to Help Your Teen Stop Procrastinating

Feb. 01, 2013

It's Sunday night, and once again your teen has put off a big school project 'due tomorrow' until the last minute. If frantic trips to the library or the office supply store are all too familiar, you're likely dealing with a procrastination problem. It is possible to help your student change, however. Here are a few ideas to help your teen overcome procrastination:

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