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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.
Five Issues That Cause Students to Struggle with Math
Knowing the cause of a student’s math struggles isn’t easy to detect for most parents. While there are many complex, multifaceted reasons students struggle with math, students often grapple with many of the same things. Here are a few of the most common issues.
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.
Helping Your Child Develop a Game Plan to Raise Their Grades Before the End of the School Year
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.
Fall Checkup: Seven Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher
The school year is underway and you might even have parent-teacher conferences coming up. What types of topics should you raise for discussion? Here are seven questions to ask to check on how your child is progressing.
How to Motivate Your Child Whose Grades Have Dropped
Falling grades are problematic, but an even bigger issue is when your child seems uninterested in turning things around. Here are several tips to help students who may have fallen behind and lost motivation or who seems apathetic about school and whose As have dwindled to Cs.
How to Use Your Child’s Learning Style to Improve Their Learning
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.
After the 2020-2021 School Year, How Can You Help Children Love to Learn Again?
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.