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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.

How to Motivate Your Child Whose Grades Have Dropped

Sep. 14, 2021

Falling grades are problematic, but an even bigger issue is when your child seems uninterested in turning things around. Here are several tips to help students who may have fallen behind and lost motivation or who seems apathetic about school and whose As have dwindled to Cs.

How to Use Your Child’s Learning Style to Improve Their Learning

Sep. 07, 2021

No two students learn exactly alike, yet it’s so important for children to understand themselves as learners. Another reason understanding your child’s learning style is valuable is that it helps you when working with your child’s teacher. Here are several tips to start the conversation with your child to help them become more self-aware. about the learning environments and approaches that fit them well.

After the 2020-2021 School Year, How Can You Help Children Love to Learn Again?

Aug. 10, 2021

We all know how hard last school year was, but it’s time for a new chapter and a fresh start. Here are several tips on how you can help your child enjoy learning once again and minimize any back-to-school dread that might already be creeping into their minds.

10 Habits to Develop for Back-to-School

Jul. 28, 2021

Bouncing between remote, hybrid and in-person learning last year will likely make it more challenging to get back into the swing of school things. Help your child get ready for a successful school year with these ten practical habits.

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