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Challenges Confronting Today’s Students and How Parents Can Help
There are plenty of issues that students have to navigate, but there are effective ways for parents to confront these issues too. Here are a few of the greatest challenges that parents need to be aware of along with tips on how to deal with them.
Fun Family Learning Activities to Enjoy Over Winter Break
There are opportunities to learn everywhere. Of course, winter break is also an opportune time for children to catch up in school if they need a boost in one or more subjects.
Five Study Skills Middle Schoolers Need to Acquire and Refine
What are some of the middle school study skills your student should be cultivating as they move toward high school? Here are five of the most essential.
Identifying Learning Disabilities Early
If you know that your child is experiencing learning difficulties, it’s important to not ignore the signs. Here are a few things to watch for when your child is young that could be signs of learning disabilities or other learning issues.
Five Tips to Make This School Year Successful
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
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
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?
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
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
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.