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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.

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.

Preparing for Senior Year: Tips for Students to Finish High School Strong

Aug. 06, 2021

Parents, this is it: the culmination of your child’s hard work! Senior year is an important one, and while much of the work to prepare for college admission takes place during junior year, there are still many tasks and to-dos that your student needs to stay on top of, and a great deal of mental preparation for the next big chapter: college.

Here are several tips for your student to help them prepare for this critical year.

Four Challenges that Arose this School Year (and How Your Child Can Overcome Them)

Jul. 06, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every facet of daily life, and for parents of school-age children, the impact has been especially obvious. The last year has been full of many challenges for students. Here’s a look at some that your child may be facing and tips on how to overcome them as we head into summer.

Five Tips to Help Your Child Stay on Top of Learning Over Summer Break

Jun. 08, 2021

It’s the end of a long, strange school year, and for many students, an especially welcome break. And while summer break is a good time for students to relax, Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that it is important to use summer as a chance to catch up and avoid the “summer slide.”

Winding Down Middle School: Tips to Help Your Child Gear Up for High School Success

May. 14, 2021

If you’re the parent of a soon-to-be high school student, you might be anticipating the change with a little bit (or a lot) of trepidation. No need to stress! Here are a few tips to help your student make a great transition and begin building a foundation for college success.

Huntington Learning Center Celebrates Read Across America Day 2021

Mar. 02, 2021

At Huntington Learning Center, we believe that strong reading and comprehension skills play a vital part in every facet of children’s education - not just in humanities classes, but in science and math as well. That’s why, on Read Across America Day, we’re encouraging parents and children to make reading together a daily habit.

Why Some Children Lack Motivation (and How Parents Can Help)

Feb. 02, 2021

If you’ve ever noticed your child seeming lethargic or unmotivated, you’re not alone. At Huntington, we see many reasons students lose motivation, but here are a few of the most common.

Tips for Helping Students Rejuvenate Over Holiday Break

Dec. 01, 2020

There’s no question: the year 2020 is one for the record books and has brought many ups and downs. School has been challenging in new ways for children. So, this upcoming reprieve from the classroom, whether in person or virtual, is welcome—perhaps this year more than ever. 

Seven Tips for Helping Children with Learning Disabilities

Oct. 06, 2020

If you have a child with a disability such as dyslexia, autism, dysgraphia, or an intellectual disability, it’s important that you get and give your child the help needed to succeed in school.

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