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RECENT NATIONAL STUDY SHOWS STEEP DECLINES IN TEST SCORES

Sep. 15, 2022

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released an initial report, known as the “Nation’s Report Card”, results show US students experienced the steepest decline in test scores on record since 1990. It is critical that Huntington, parents, educators, and school districts take action to intervene as early as possible for current and new students to remediate the growing skills gaps in the fundamentals of learning.

Five Tips to Make This School Year Successful

Sep. 08, 2022

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.

The Role Working Memory Plays in Learning

Sep. 01, 2022

In school, your child relies on their memory to learn. But there are different types of memory that come into play during different situations. How do children use working memory in school?

Tips for Students Headed Back to School

Aug. 09, 2022

There are lots of things parents can do during the final weeks of summer to help their children prepare. A little mental preparation and some simple planning ahead can help children get off to the best start possible. 

Confronting Lingering Learning Issues: What to Do to Help Your Child

Aug. 02, 2022

Even the best of students will find some subjects or concepts difficult, but when an academic issue becomes bigger or seems to be affecting your child for an extended period of time, it’s best not to ignore it. Here are a few tips on how to help your child confront lingering learning issues that simply aren’t going away on their own.

What is an IEP vs. a 504 Plan?

Jun. 13, 2022

If you have a student with unique learning needs or a learning disability, you’ve probably heard of the Individualized Education Plan, better known as the IEP, and the Section 504 plan. Both the IEP and the 504 plan are intended to help students with disabilities succeed in the classroom, but parents often want to know how exactly.

What is Social Emotional Learning and How Can It Benefit Your Child?

May. 03, 2022

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

Apr. 12, 2022

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.

Helping Your Child Develop a Game Plan to Raise Their Grades Before the End of the School Year

Feb. 08, 2022

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.

New Year, New Student: Five Tips to Help Your Child Turn Things Around

Jan. 11, 2022

With 2021 behind your child, now is a great opportunity to embrace a new mindset and a good attitude. A new school year is a new chapter, but so is a new calendar year. If your child had a few challenges in the fall semester, the New Year is well timed and a symbol of hope and change. Here are a few tips to help your child embrace the idea of a fresh start and turn things around during the remainder of the school year.

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