For children who have experienced a bumpy start to the school year and adopted a negative attitude as a result, the new year is an opportunity to hit the reset button and change the attitude.
Huntington Learning Center recently completed its annual survey of college students about their SAT/ACT scores and scholarship dollars received. Read on to find out the results.
Through school, children learn about how to become independent people, how to work with others, the importance of discipline and more. In many ways, school is what your child makes of it—and the more effort he or she puts in, the more equipped your child will be for college and life success.
Whether your child grows up to become a powerful business person, a teacher, or a doctor, the ability to lead people toward a goal and be a positive influence on others is invaluable.
If there’s one thing all teachers feel would make their jobs easier, it is student participation. Your job is to engage your students in learning, after all.
One of the most important study skills for high schoolers who will soon be college students is note-taking, which helps students succinctly capture what their teachers cover in class so that they can review that information more in depth later.
You have a smart child who seemingly does not care about school. His or her grades are suffering, but he or she seems indifferent about making a change—despite the fact that your child knows that school is important. How can you help?
Going back to school does not have to be stressful for your child. In fact, a little effort now makes the transition easier—and your child will feel more motivated and ready to make it a great school year.
If your child has enjoyed a leisurely summer of trips to the pool, sleeping in, hanging out with friends and operating on a more relaxed pace than during the school year, you both may be dreading the end of summer, when the backpacks come back out and the routine is back in full swing.
When it comes to packing, he or she may be focused on dorm décor and clothes, but there are a number of other intangible items your teen will want to remember to bring along when he or she begins the college journey.