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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.
Seven Questions to Ask Your Child About School
Ready to make this new year a great one? Start things off right with open, honest communication with your child about school and how to go into the second half of the school year with the right attitude. Here are several questions to ask your student as you start the spring semester that will help ignite your child’s motivation and self-empowerment.
Tips for Parents on Navigating Homework Time with Your Child
As students move throughout elementary school and toward middle school, the role of the parent evolves. Here are tips for parents in determining the role they should play during homework time.
Tips to Help Your Child Get Back on Track This School Year
If it’s clear that your student is struggling in one or more subjects and has fallen far behind, it’s important to get them the help they need. There’s so much you can do outside of the classroom to help your child close the skill gaps and keep up with school work. Here are a few tips that will help your child get back to where they should be.
Fall Checkup: Seven Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher
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.