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After the 2020-2021 School Year, How Can You Help Children Love to Learn Again?

Aug. 10, 2021

We all know how hard last school year was, but it’s time for a new chapter and a fresh start. Here are several tips on how you can help your child enjoy learning once again and minimize any back-to-school dread that might already be creeping into their minds.

Preparing for Senior Year: Tips for Students to Finish High School Strong

Aug. 06, 2021

Parents, this is it: the culmination of your child’s hard work! Senior year is an important one, and while much of the work to prepare for college admission takes place during junior year, there are still many tasks and to-dos that your student needs to stay on top of, and a great deal of mental preparation for the next big chapter: college.

Here are several tips for your student to help them prepare for this critical year.

10 Habits to Develop for Back-to-School

Jul. 28, 2021

Bouncing between remote, hybrid and in-person learning last year will likely make it more challenging to get back into the swing of school things. Help your child get ready for a successful school year with these ten practical habits.

Four Challenges that Arose this School Year (and How Your Child Can Overcome Them)

Jul. 06, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every facet of daily life, and for parents of school-age children, the impact has been especially obvious. The last year has been full of many challenges for students. Here’s a look at some that your child may be facing and tips on how to overcome them as we head into summer.

Helping Your Child Cope with Uncertainty this School Year

Jul. 20, 2020

Kids with ADHD, who rely on predictability and routines to help regulate their attention, behavior, and emotions, may be struggling with feelings of uncertainty more than most.

Preparing Your Child for Back to School Success

Sep. 03, 2019

Going back to school does not have to be stressful for your child. In fact, a little effort now makes the transition easier—and your child will feel more motivated and ready to make it a great school year.

Getting Your Child Ready for Middle School

Aug. 29, 2019

The move from elementary to middle school can feel like an enormous leap to a child and includes a variety of academic, social and other changes. Read about some tips to ease the transition.

From Summer Brain to School Brain: Six Tips to Get your Child Back-to-School Ready

Jul. 19, 2019

If your child has enjoyed a leisurely summer of trips to the pool, sleeping in, hanging out with friends and operating on a more relaxed pace than during the school year, you both may be dreading the end of summer, when the backpacks come back out and the routine is back in full swing.

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.”

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