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Life After High School: Five Tips to Help Your Teen Be Successful

Dec. 10, 2019

While school is obviously very important, there are many aptitudes beyond the academic that children will need for college and life. Eileen Huntington offers several tips on how parents can get their children ready for a successful life after high school. 

Making the Most of School

Dec. 05, 2019

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.

Eight Holiday Break Learning Activities to Do with Your Child

Dec. 03, 2019

Holiday break is the perfect chance for your child to explore something new and relish learning for the fun of it. Find out about eight holiday activities for kids you can try over the break that will boost your child’s brain power.

2019 American Education Week Starts November 18, 2019

Nov. 19, 2019

On November 18, 2019, American Education Week will kick off. Created by the National Education Association (NEA), this weeklong celebration of public education honors the professionals who make a difference in ensuring that every child in the country receives a quality education. Find out how you can celebrate the different days of American Education Week.

Five Signals That Your Child Has a Learning Problem

Nov. 12, 2019

For many children, school is not a straight path free of roadblocks. Ups and downs in school are inevitable, and some subjects and grades might go more smoothly than others.

Six Activities that will Help Your Child Hone Leadership Aptitudes

Nov. 05, 2019

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.

5 Tips to Give Your Student an Advantage

Oct. 17, 2019

There is no magic bullet to ensure that your child will be an excellent student who never experiences problems or challenges. However, there are several things parents can do to help your child stay focused and work more efficiently, thereby setting him or her up for success.

Six Things to Pay Attention to on Your Child’s First Report Card of the Year

Oct. 15, 2019

Your child has been back in school for a month or two by now, which means there’s an important milestone coming up: the first report card of the year. Read about six important indicators to look for when reviewing your child's progress.

Tips to Become a Better Note Taker

Oct. 03, 2019

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.

Why Individualized Tutoring is More Effective Than Group Tutoring

Oct. 01, 2019

If you know your child could benefit from the help of a tutor, your next decision is what type of setting is going to be most effective Learn why individualized tutoring offers the greatest benefit.

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