It’s a brand-new year and a brand-new term of school. That means the midyear report card has come home, which might be a source of stress, a source of pride or a little of both. Here are some tips on what to look for in your child's mid-year report card.
The debate about cell phone use in school is ongoing and for good reason. While there is no doubt smartphones can prove distracting to some children, there are some very real benefits for children who own them.
On November 18, 2019, American Education Week will kick off. Created by the National Education Association (NEA), this weeklong celebration of public education honors the professionals who make a difference in ensuring that every child in the country receives a quality education. Find out how you can celebrate the different days of American Education Week.
For many children, school is not a straight path free of roadblocks. Ups and downs in school are inevitable, and some subjects and grades might go more smoothly than others.
There is no magic bullet to ensure that your child will be an excellent student who never experiences problems or challenges. However, there are several things parents can do to help your child stay focused and work more efficiently, thereby setting him or her up for success.
One of the most important study skills for high schoolers who will soon be college students is note-taking, which helps students succinctly capture what their teachers cover in class so that they can review that information more in depth later.
Learning in the digital age is a frequent topic of conversation here at Huntington Learning Center, and it certainly raises a lot of questions. For parents who grew up without technology so readily accessible like it is today, the main one is: do electronics help or hinder my child’s school performance?
With the first half of the school year now finished, it’s time for a mid-year check-in with first-semester report cards. Although some children dread report card time, report cards are a valuable tool and create the opportunity for conversation between parents and their children about how things are going.