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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.

Why Mastery of Skills is Important for Young Students

Apr. 05, 2022

Mastery of skills is essential for deeper learning. Students who are encouraged to master knowledge before moving on to the next concept are inherently taught to persevere and approach learning with a growth (rather than fixed) mindset. They also build their confidence in the process.  

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.

Tips for Parents on Navigating Homework Time with Your Child

Nov. 09, 2021

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.

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.

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.

Returning Back-to-School Post COVID-19: Tips to Make the Transition Successful

Jul. 15, 2021

The transition back to school after the summer break always requires some adjusting for students, but the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year might be extra challenging. In this post, we share tips to make the transition back to school post-COVID-19 a success.

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