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GET YOUR CHILD ON TRACK FOR READING SUCCESS

Dec. 27, 2017

Is your child struggling to develop basic reading skills? If so, you're not alone. By the latest estimates, as many as 40 percent of the nation's 4th graders aren't reading at grade level.

Report Card Review: Turning the Year Around

Dec. 12, 2017

Though hard to believe, the school year is nearly halfway over. As the holiday season quickly approaches, your elementary student will soon receive his or her second report card, which serves as an even more revealing indication of academic performance than the first.

5 Red Flags to Watch for this School Year

Dec. 06, 2017

The school year is now in full swing and it’s natural for both children and their parents to quickly settle into autopilot mode. However, Elieen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center cautions parents to pay attention to any academic warning signs that appear early in the school year. “Many students experience ups and downs, but parents should watch for indicators of larger issues,” says Huntington. “The longer you ignore certain problems, the more likely they are to become worse and more difficult to correct.”

Three Things To Consider When Your Child Gets a Bad Report Card

Nov. 14, 2017

One question that is often asked by parents is what to do when their child receives a bad report card?

Questions to Ask About Your Child’s First Report Card of the Year

Oct. 20, 2017

It’s the start of a brand-new school year, which will be full of new adventure for your child. Soon, you’ll receive his or her first report card—an official status update on how things are going. “Parents should take this first ‘check-up’ of the year as an opportunity to open the lines of communication with their children and their children’s teachers,” says Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center. When the first-semester report card comes home, what should you address during those conversations? Here are several questions to ask:

Teacher Tip: When to Refer Students for Tutoring Help

Jan. 15, 2015

When a student is having difficulty in school, intervening sooner than later can make a world of difference.

Does Your Child Need Tutoring?

Mar. 13, 2014

Tutoring helps students in different situations.

How Parents Can Help Children Prepare for Assessment Tests

Mar. 03, 2014

These days, helping your student strengthen his or her test-taking skills takes on new meaning if you live in a state that has adopted the Common Core State Standards and the standards newly aligned assessment tests.

Research Suggests that Retrieval Practice Promotes Better Learning

Feb. 12, 2014

Retrieval practice is a form of memorization that goes something like this: You read a passage. You recall information from that passage immediately after reading by taking a test. You retain more information over time compared to people who don't use retrieval practice.

How to Help Your Teen Stop Procrastinating

Feb. 01, 2013

It's Sunday night, and once again your teen has put off a big school project 'due tomorrow' until the last minute. If frantic trips to the library or the office supply store are all too familiar, you're likely dealing with a procrastination problem. It is possible to help your student change, however. Here are a few ideas to help your teen overcome procrastination:

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