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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.”

How Does Your Child Learn Best?

Oct. 14, 2015

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

Helping Your Young Reader Succeed with a Reading Tutor

Dec. 23, 2014

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

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.

Great Math Activities To Do With Your Child

Jan. 01, 2012

Math is a skill that requires frequent practice to master. How can you help your child learn "practical math" at home? Here are several activities to help your child reinforce his or her math skills.

Help Your Child Be a Confident Student and Person

Jan. 01, 2012

As many parents know, self-esteem plays a significant role in a child's academic career. Children with healthy self-esteem feel confident and capable, resulting in a "can-do" attitude and a willingness to be persistent when it comes to tackling difficult subjects or trying new activities. Read on for a few pointers on how to help boost your child's confidence when it comes to school...and life.

GIVE YOUR CHILD A HEAD START TO LEARNING SUCCESS

Jan. 01, 2012

While you might think of pre-school or kindergarten as the "beginning" of your child's life as a student, the early years at home are rich with opportunities to develop knowledge that has a lifelong impact as well. Here are some tips for giving your child a vibrant head start before he or she heads off to school:

GET YOUR CHILD READY FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR

Jan. 01, 2012

For many students, going back to school is an exciting occasion - a chance to make new friends, embark on new extra-curricular activities and take on new responsibilities. For all students - including those who may have struggled through the last semester - it's also a chance for a fresh start toward academic success. Here are some key steps parents and caregivers can take to prepare them for the journey ahead.

GET YOUR CHILD ON TRACK FOR READING SUCCESS

Jan. 01, 2012

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.

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