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HELP YOUR CHILD BUILD A WINNING WAY WITH WORDS

Jan. 15, 2018

Solid reading skills are vital for success on many of the tests your child will take between Kindergarten and high school graduation - including the SAT and ACT. Students therefore need to possess a strong vocabulary and be confident in their ability to discern the meanings of many words. Here are some tips for building word power:

How Does Your Child Learn Best?

Jan. 14, 2018

It doesn't take an education professional to know that when it comes to learning, each person is unique.

Get Involved With Your Child’s Education This School Year

Jan. 10, 2018

Researchers and education professionals continue to find that a family’s involvement in their child’s education is not just beneficial, but essential. Parental involvement is closely tied to student achievement, high motivation , self-esteem and more. But how exactly should you get involved, and how much? Are certain activities more beneficial than others? Here are several suggestions on how you can get involved with your child’s education this school year—and make the most of those efforts.

GET YOUR CHILD ON TRACK FOR READING SUCCESS

Dec. 27, 2017

Is your child struggling to develop basic reading skills? If so, you're not alone. By the latest estimates, as many as 40 percent of the nation's 4th graders aren't reading at grade level.

How to Help Your Child Strengthen His or Her Communication Skills

Nov. 10, 2017

No matter what age your child is, communication is an essential skill. It helps children confirm their understanding of what they are supposed to learn in the classroom, collaborate effectively with other students and people, advocate for themselves, and of course, create clear, effective written work. How can you help your child strengthen those verbal and nonverbal communication skills? Here are several tips:

4 Homework Tools to Keep Children on Track

Sep. 12, 2017

Homework is a great way to reinforce what children learn in the classroom and provide opportunities to practice skills independently. Unfortunately, it can be a source of stress for many children—especially those who are naturally disorganized and tend to “spin their wheels” at homework time. Luckily, there are lots of aids that will help keep children on task and focused on what they need to accomplish.

Helping Your Young Reader Succeed with a Reading Tutor

Jan. 04, 2017

We know reading is important, but exactly why should parents be quick to address reading issues the moment they are identified?

How Parents Can Support Their 21st Century Learners

Oct. 18, 2016

How Parents Can Support Their 21st Century Learners

This generation of learners is quite different than the one that came before them. Parents are aware that their children learn differently than they did in school, but they don't always know exactly why. What should you know about your child as a student? Below is some valuable insight into what 21st century learners are all about and how you can support your child at home:

How to Make Reading Part of the Summer Routine

Jun. 03, 2016

Summer is an ideal time to incorporate reading into the daily schedule—and the perfect opportunity to get children to enjoy this ageless pastime. “The key to making reading a daily habit is to make it enjoyable, and there are so many ways to do that during summer,” says Huntington. “Make it fun. Let your child choose the books. Make reading a fun family tradition. When you do things like this, you’ll start to see your child choosing to read over other activities, and his or her reading skills will improve greatly as well.”

SAT Tips That Will Ensure You Are Fully Prepared For Test Day

Jun. 10, 2013

Use these simple tips to get ready for the SAT. Follow these 5 guidelines and you will surely be confident and prepared on the day of the exam.

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