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Fall Checkup: Seven Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher

Oct. 05, 2021

The school year is underway and you might even have parent-teacher conferences coming up. What types of topics should you raise for discussion? Here are seven questions to ask to check on how your child is progressing.

How to Motivate Your Child Whose Grades Have Dropped

Sep. 14, 2021

Falling grades are problematic, but an even bigger issue is when your child seems uninterested in turning things around. Here are several tips to help students who may have fallen behind and lost motivation or who seems apathetic about school and whose As have dwindled to Cs.

How to Use Your Child’s Learning Style to Improve Their Learning

Sep. 07, 2021

No two students learn exactly alike, yet it’s so important for children to understand themselves as learners. Another reason understanding your child’s learning style is valuable is that it helps you when working with your child’s teacher. Here are several tips to start the conversation with your child to help them become more self-aware. about the learning environments and approaches that fit them well.

After the 2020-2021 School Year, How Can You Help Children Love to Learn Again?

Aug. 10, 2021

We all know how hard last school year was, but it’s time for a new chapter and a fresh start. Here are several tips on how you can help your child enjoy learning once again and minimize any back-to-school dread that might already be creeping into their minds.

Struggling Student? Three Reasons to Get Your Child Academic Help This Summer

Aug. 03, 2021

Huntington often sees parents bring their children to in after a year or more of low grades and learning problems. Here are several reasons it is urgent that you get your child tutoring help if this past school year was a struggle in more ways than one.

10 Habits to Develop for Back-to-School

Jul. 28, 2021

Bouncing between remote, hybrid and in-person learning last year will likely make it more challenging to get back into the swing of school things. Help your child get ready for a successful school year with these ten practical habits.

Why Summer Reading is More Important Than Ever This Year

Jul. 13, 2021

This year has had its share of turbulence for students of all ages. With summer break upon us, it is important for children to relax and rejuvenate, while continuing to keep up with their basic skills such as reading. How can summer reading benefit students? Here are several reasons it’s a worthwhile activity this summer especially.

Four Challenges that Arose this School Year (and How Your Child Can Overcome Them)

Jul. 06, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every facet of daily life, and for parents of school-age children, the impact has been especially obvious. The last year has been full of many challenges for students. Here’s a look at some that your child may be facing and tips on how to overcome them as we head into summer.

5 Tips for Learning While on Vacation

Jul. 01, 2021

Family vacations provide much-needed downtime, but they can also be terrific learning experiences! Vacations can bring school lessons to life, aid in personal development, and help children to become more culturally aware.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Checklist for Parents

Jun. 24, 2021

Kindergarten is an exciting time of learning and growth. Some kindergarteners may struggle with the adjustment to longer days, being away from home, and being in a structured school setting. But there are some things parents can do over the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten as smooth as possible.  

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