If you’re the parent of a new or soon-to-be middle schooler, brace yourself for some major changes. Middle school is more intense and has a heavier workload, with most middle school curriculums including five core subjects and two electives. Children are expected to do more, question more, and think more critically.
Above all, middle school demands that children function as independent students. But how can you encourage your child to engage in the activities that promote greater independence?
Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.
Ray Huntington offers suggestions for parents who want to help their child establish a successful after-school routine.
For students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), simple tasks such as getting ready for school and finishing a homework assignment can be a stressful battle. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center offers a few strategies for parents to keep ADHD students focused and on task.
Utilizing the proper study tips can be the difference between average and extraordinary grades. Read the tips found here in order to reach your potential.
When a student is having difficulty in school, intervening sooner than later can make a world of difference.
A student's success in school isn't just based on how well he or she can understand material; rather, academic success also depends on the effectiveness of a student's study skills.
Though hard to believe, the school year is nearly halfway over. As the holiday season quickly approaches, your elementary student will soon receive his or her second report card, which serves as an even more revealing indication of academic performance than the first.
With a new school year underway, it's a great time to examine some tactics parents can use to help their child study more effectively.
One question that is often asked by parents we encounter is what to do when their child receives a bad report card?