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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.

Tips to Help Your Child Manage Stress and Recharge Over Winter Break

Dec. 14, 2021

This 2021-2022 school year has been a welcome return to normal for students, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t lingering issues related to COVID-19 and the learning loss that remote and hybrid learning might have caused. Here are tips for parents to help their children de-stress this winter break and build healthy habits for the future.

Fun and Easy Winter Break Learning Activities

Dec. 07, 2021

Winter break is upon us and for most students, that means sleeping in and chilling out. A break is good, but it doesn’t take a lot of effort to keep your child’s brain fresh. These activities are educational and fun—and best of all, easy to administer for Mom and Dad. Try one or a couple!

Fall Checkup: Seven Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher

Oct. 05, 2021

The school year is underway and you might even have parent-teacher conferences coming up. What types of topics should you raise for discussion? Here are seven questions to ask to check on how your child is progressing.

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