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How Does Screen Time Affect Your Child’s Learning?

Jan. 05, 2023

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? 

How to Know if Your Child Needs an IEP

Nov. 10, 2022

Many students need individualized help from time to time, but for certain students, that help might be more specific and defined by an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The IEP is a required document for students who receive special education services.

Identifying Learning Disabilities Early

Oct. 06, 2022

If you know that your child is experiencing learning difficulties, it’s important to not ignore the signs. Here are a few things to watch for when your child is young that could be signs of learning disabilities or other learning issues.

The Role Working Memory Plays in Learning

Sep. 01, 2022

In school, your child relies on their memory to learn. But there are different types of memory that come into play during different situations. How do children use working memory in school?

Tips for Students Headed Back to School

Aug. 09, 2022

There are lots of things parents can do during the final weeks of summer to help their children prepare. A little mental preparation and some simple planning ahead can help children get off to the best start possible. 

Confronting Lingering Learning Issues: What to Do to Help Your Child

Aug. 02, 2022

Even the best of students will find some subjects or concepts difficult, but when an academic issue becomes bigger or seems to be affecting your child for an extended period of time, it’s best not to ignore it. Here are a few tips on how to help your child confront lingering learning issues that simply aren’t going away on their own.

What is an IEP vs. a 504 Plan?

Jun. 13, 2022

If you have a student with unique learning needs or a learning disability, you’ve probably heard of the Individualized Education Plan, better known as the IEP, and the Section 504 plan. Both the IEP and the 504 plan are intended to help students with disabilities succeed in the classroom, but parents often want to know how exactly.

What is Social Emotional Learning and How Can It Benefit Your Child?

May. 03, 2022

Helping your child develop social emotional skills and embrace social and emotional learning are both important in your quest to help your child achieve. Here are the five key areas of social emotional learning and tips to help your child cultivate these aptitudes.

New Year, New Student: Five Tips to Help Your Child Turn Things Around

Jan. 11, 2022

With 2021 behind your child, now is a great opportunity to embrace a new mindset and a good attitude. A new school year is a new chapter, but so is a new calendar year. If your child had a few challenges in the fall semester, the New Year is well timed and a symbol of hope and change. Here are a few tips to help your child embrace the idea of a fresh start and turn things around during the remainder of the school year.

Seven Questions to Ask Your Child About School

Jan. 04, 2022

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.

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