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Helping Your Child Become Faster and More Efficient by Embracing Routine and Structure

Sep. 08, 2016

For a busy parents with limited time, it's frustrating when your child seems to have no sense of urgency and no motivation to get things done. If you're having a hard time getting your child to move faster—here are a few tips to help him or her become speedier and more organized in school and life.

Regression: What it is and How to Avoid it This Summer

Jul. 01, 2016

Dr. Ray Huntington of the Huntington Learning Center urges parents to engage their children in learning activities to avoid summer regression. Put simply, summer regression is the loss of academic knowledge gained throughout the school year. “Learning loss or the ‘summer slide’ among students over summer break is a very real problem that we see often,” says Huntington, adding that most students can lose several months of grade-level equivalency in math and reading achievement during this period. He offers several ways for parents to help minimize summer regression.

Establishing a Good After-School Routine

Apr. 04, 2016

Ray Huntington offers suggestions for parents who want to help their child establish a successful after-school routine.

How to Help a Child with ADHD Improve Focus and Task Completion

Jan. 05, 2016

For students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), simple tasks such as getting ready for school and finishing a homework assignment can be a stressful battle. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center offers a few strategies for parents to keep ADHD students focused and on task.

Start the School Year Off the Right Way With These Study Tips

Aug. 13, 2015

Utilizing the proper study tips can be the difference between average and extraordinary grades. Read the tips found here in order to reach your potential.

Teaching Your Child to be a Strong, Effective Communicator

May. 11, 2015

Communication: it's one of the most valuable skills a person can have throughout life.

Five Great Extracurricular Activities for the Analytical Child

Mar. 20, 2015

Parents know that extracurricular activities offer a wide range of benefits for children.

Making Learning Easier

Feb. 13, 2015

There is no magic bullet to ensure that your child will be an excellent student who never experiences problems or challenges.

Tips for Building Your Students' Comprehension

Jan. 19, 2015

Thanks to the introduction of the Common Core State Standards, building students' comprehension in preparation for college and their careers has taken a front seat.

Getting a Child to Appreciate Math

May. 02, 2014

For some students, math skills come easily, as do the aptitudes needed to be a successful math student: analyzing patterns, thinking logically and critically, and solving problems.

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