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Results Show Huntington Learning Center Improved Students’ Math and Reading Scores

Jan. 12, 2023

In October 2022, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released a report, known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” that showed math and reading scores for fourth and eighth-grade students declined between 2019 and 2022.

Challenges Confronting Today’s Students and How Parents Can Help

Dec. 08, 2022

There are plenty of issues that students have to navigate, but there are effective ways for parents to confront these issues too. Here are a few of the greatest challenges that parents need to be aware of along with tips on how to deal with them.

Fun Family Learning Activities to Enjoy Over Winter Break

Dec. 01, 2022

There are opportunities to learn everywhere. Of course, winter break is also an opportune time for children to catch up in school if they need a boost in one or more subjects.

How to Know if Your Child Needs an IEP

Nov. 10, 2022

Many students need individualized help from time to time, but for certain students, that help might be more specific and defined by an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The IEP is a required document for students who receive special education services.

How Parents can Prepare for a Parent-Teacher Conference

Oct. 13, 2022

With the school year underway, it’s time for the first big milestone: parent-teacher conferences. Parents should use conferences as an opportunity to reflect with their child on how things are going so far.

Identifying Learning Disabilities Early

Oct. 06, 2022

If you know that your child is experiencing learning difficulties, it’s important to not ignore the signs. Here are a few things to watch for when your child is young that could be signs of learning disabilities or other learning issues.

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?

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.

Tips to Raise an Independent Learner

Jun. 07, 2022

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.  

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