While school is obviously very important, there are many aptitudes beyond the academic that children will need for college and life. Eileen Huntington offers several tips on how parents can get their children ready for a successful life after high school.
Through school, children learn about how to become independent people, how to work with others, the importance of discipline and more. In many ways, school is what your child makes of it—and the more effort he or she puts in, the more equipped your child will be for college and life success.
On November 18, 2019, American Education Week will kick off. Created by the National Education Association (NEA), this weeklong celebration of public education honors the professionals who make a difference in ensuring that every child in the country receives a quality education. Find out how you can celebrate the different days of American Education Week.
For many children, school is not a straight path free of roadblocks. Ups and downs in school are inevitable, and some subjects and grades might go more smoothly than others.
If there’s one thing all teachers feel would make their jobs easier, it is student participation. Your job is to engage your students in learning, after all.
There is no magic bullet to ensure that your child will be an excellent student who never experiences problems or challenges. However, there are several things parents can do to help your child stay focused and work more efficiently, thereby setting him or her up for success.
Your child has been back in school for a month or two by now, which means there’s an important milestone coming up: the first report card of the year. Read about six important indicators to look for when reviewing your child's progress.
If you know your child could benefit from the help of a tutor, your next decision is what type of setting is going to be most effective Learn why individualized tutoring offers the greatest benefit.
You have a smart child who seemingly does not care about school. His or her grades are suffering, but he or she seems indifferent about making a change—despite the fact that your child knows that school is important. How can you help?