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Five Tips to Make This School Year Successful

Sep. 08, 2022

The school year is off to a start, but you want to make it the best start possible. There are several easy ways to help your child set the tone for a positive, productive year.

Tips to Raise an Independent Learner

Jun. 07, 2022

Students who are independent seek to learn for the sake of learning and understand that learning requires discipline and diligence.The more you can help your child make that transition toward independence as a student, the more equipped they will be for college-level academics and their career.  

What Science Teaches Beyond the Science

May. 10, 2022

Even if your student isn’t passionate about the subject, learning science offers many valuable takeaways. Here are several things that students can learn from science that are beyond science.

What is Social Emotional Learning and How Can It Benefit Your Child?

May. 03, 2022

Helping your child develop social emotional skills and embrace social and emotional learning are both important in your quest to help your child achieve. Here are the five key areas of social emotional learning and tips to help your child cultivate these aptitudes.

Why Mastery of Skills is Important for Young Students

Apr. 05, 2022

Mastery of skills is essential for deeper learning. Students who are encouraged to master knowledge before moving on to the next concept are inherently taught to persevere and approach learning with a growth (rather than fixed) mindset. They also build their confidence in the process.  

What To Do When Your Child Dislikes Reading

Mar. 01, 2022

Children who are lacking some of the reading building blocks that are essential for reading fluency and comprehension might find the entire process frustrating and avoid it altogether. Make sure your child has the basics down, then help them rediscover reading as an enjoyable pastime. Here are several tips.

Helping Your Child Develop a Game Plan to Raise Their Grades Before the End of the School Year

Feb. 08, 2022

It’s not too late to get back on track, but we advise students to do so with a specific plan in place. Too often, students say they want to raise their grades but don’t know where to start. We advise that students approach their grade turnaround efforts in a focused, intentional way. That’s likely to make the biggest difference in helping them make up those losses.

Tips to Help Your Child Get Back on Track This School Year

Nov. 02, 2021

If it’s clear that your student is struggling in one or more subjects and has fallen far behind, it’s important to get them the help they need. There’s so much you can do outside of the classroom to help your child close the skill gaps and keep up with school work. Here are a few tips that will help your child get back to where they should be.

Setting Your Middle School Student on the Right High School Academic Track

Oct. 12, 2021

Registering for classes in high school might sound simple, but choosing the right classes is essential. Here are four tips for parents of middle school students looking ahead to high school or freshmen thinking ahead to college.

How to Use Your Child’s Learning Style to Improve Their Learning

Sep. 07, 2021

No two students learn exactly alike, yet it’s so important for children to understand themselves as learners. Another reason understanding your child’s learning style is valuable is that it helps you when working with your child’s teacher. Here are several tips to start the conversation with your child to help them become more self-aware. about the learning environments and approaches that fit them well.

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