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Five Tips to Make This School Year Successful
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
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?
What is an IEP vs. a 504 Plan?
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.
Tips to Raise an Independent Learner
Students who are independent seek to learn for the sake of learning and understand that learning requires discipline and diligence.The more you can help your child make that transition toward independence as a student, the more equipped they will be for college-level academics and their career.
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.
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.
Three Places Your Child Will Need Writing Skills in Life (and Tips to Help Them Improve as a Writer)
If your child is not the strongest writer, you already know that school can be a challenge. Writing is a part of many classes and expected of all students—and teacher expectations only become higher with every grade. If your child needs convincing that writing is important, here are a few places they will use writing in their lives.
New Year, New Student: Five Tips to Help Your Child Turn Things Around
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.