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Setting Your Middle School Student on the Right High School Academic Track
Registering for classes in high school might sound simple, but choosing the right classes is essential. Here are four tips for parents of middle school students looking ahead to high school or freshmen thinking ahead to college.
How to Build Children’s Confidence as Students
Parents who want to provide academic support to their children at home should try to develop their young learners’ confidence in themselves. How can you do so?
How to Set and Achieve Educational Goals for the New Year
With a new year on the horizon, now is a good time for your child to think about how to turn over a new leaf by setting some academic goals. Setting educational goals is valuable because it gets students planning ahead and taking ownership of their education.
Helping Elementary Students Who Are Struggling with Phonics
Phonics understanding is essential for children to become strong readers, but it isn’t the only skill they need. The National Reading Panel evaluated more than 100,000 reading studies on how children learn to read and determined that there are five important “building block” components of reading instruction.
Six Signs Your Child Needs a Math Tutor
If your child has experienced math difficulties this school year (and further back) and you hear them complain frequently about math, it might be time for a math tutor. An experienced tutor can give your child math help that improves their skills while building their confidence.
How Does Screen Time Affect Your Child’s Learning?
Today’s children spend a lot of time on smartphones and computers, leaving many parents to wonder about the impact of all that screen time. So how exactly does screen time affect your child's learning and development?
Five Tips to Make This School Year Successful
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.
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 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.
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.