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Six Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

Nov. 15, 2017

It’s time for your first official sit-down of the school year with your child’s teacher. While it’s perfectly fine to go into the parent-teacher conference without a lot of advance preparation, you can make the very most of this discussion by thinking through what you’d like to talk about ahead of time. The parent-teacher conference, after all, is arguably one of the most essential tools you have to guide your child in school. Be sure you collect as much information as possible in order to support your child’s success.

How Can Parents Unfamiliar with the Common Core Help their Children at Home?

Aug. 22, 2014

The Common Core State Standards were developed by an independent coalition of education professionals to prepare students for a 21st century global workforce.

Fostering an Achievement-Oriented Student in a Common Core Setting

Feb. 07, 2014

The ability and drive to set and achieve goals is a skill that can be applied throughout life, from elementary school to varsity sports to career life and onward.

Huntington Learning Center Curriculum Now Fully Aligned with Common Core State Standards

Jan. 24, 2014

Throughout our 36-year history, Huntington Learning Center has stayed in tune with the needs of our students.

LOOK BEYOND TEST SCORES TO FIND OUT IF YOUR CHILD IS ON COURSE

Jan. 01, 2012

When your child has a stuffy nose and persistent cough, chances are your doctor will use a thermometer and stethoscope for a careful diagnosis before determining how to treat the ailment. You should review the results of your child's next "big test" in the very same way. Instead of simply cheering an "A" or a "B" or threatening "no videogames for a week" for a "D," look carefully at the specific areas where your child excelled or struggled. An excellent response to an essay question, for example, could show a special aptitude for writing, reading and debating that could be nurtured with AP and honors classes. Multiple errors on a math test could likewise call for special help to master basic computation skills before your child moves on to algebra and geometry.

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