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7 Note-Taking Strategies for High School Students

Jul. 07, 2017

A lot changes when students transition into high school and one skill that becomes more important than ever is that of note-taking. “In high school, students are expected to become proficient note-takers, and those notes will become essential study tools that they use to review material for quizzes and tests,” says Co-Founder Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center. “Note-taking should augment student learning and help students recall difficult concepts more easily and remember what teachers teach. Our goal when working with students is to share some of the basics that will help them retain what they learn and study smarter.”

4 Tips for Helping Middle School Students Increase Academic Independence

Mar. 10, 2017

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?

Tips to Help Children Become Better Writers

Aug. 02, 2016

Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.

Establishing a Good After-School Routine

Apr. 04, 2016

Ray Huntington offers suggestions for parents who want to help their child establish a successful after-school routine.

How to Help a Child with ADHD Improve Focus and Task Completion

Jan. 05, 2016

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.

Start the School Year Off the Right Way With These Study Tips

Aug. 13, 2015

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.

Teacher Tip: When to Refer Students for Tutoring Help

Jan. 15, 2015

When a student is having difficulty in school, intervening sooner than later can make a world of difference.

Effective Ways to Improve Your Student's Study Skills

Dec. 03, 2014

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.

Report Card Review: Turning the Year Around

Nov. 14, 2014

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.

What Can You Do to Help Your Child Improve His or Her Study Habits?

Sep. 22, 2014

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.

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