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Why Mastery of Skills is Important for Young Students
Mastery of skills is essential for deeper learning. Students who are encouraged to master knowledge before moving on to the next concept are inherently taught to persevere and approach learning with a growth (rather than fixed) mindset. They also build their confidence in the process.
Three Places Your Child Will Need Writing Skills in Life (and Tips to Help Them Improve as a Writer)
If your child is not the strongest writer, you already know that school can be a challenge. Writing is a part of many classes and expected of all students—and teacher expectations only become higher with every grade. If your child needs convincing that writing is important, here are a few places they will use writing in their lives.
How to Use Your Child’s Learning Style to Improve Their Learning
No two students learn exactly alike, yet it’s so important for children to understand themselves as learners. Another reason understanding your child’s learning style is valuable is that it helps you when working with your child’s teacher. Here are several tips to start the conversation with your child to help them become more self-aware. about the learning environments and approaches that fit them well.
10 Habits to Develop for Back-to-School
Bouncing between remote, hybrid and in-person learning last year will likely make it more challenging to get back into the swing of school things. Help your child get ready for a successful school year with these ten practical habits.
Why Summer Reading is More Important Than Ever This Year
This year has had its share of turbulence for students of all ages. With summer break upon us, it is important for children to relax and rejuvenate, while continuing to keep up with their basic skills such as reading. How can summer reading benefit students? Here are several reasons it’s a worthwhile activity this summer especially.
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Checklist for Parents
Kindergarten is an exciting time of learning and growth. Some kindergarteners may struggle with the adjustment to longer days, being away from home, and being in a structured school setting. But there are some things parents can do over the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten as smooth as possible.
Seven Fun Ways to Help Your Kids Learn Over the Summer
Summer is around the corner, and we’re all dreaming of sun-filled days and time with family. this time is also a great way to help your kids with their academic success through fun and engaging learning activities. Here are a few examples for you.
Educational Activities to Encourage Students to Try This Summer
Summer break is warranted, but even a little effort to keep the brain active over summer can make a big difference in preventing learning loss. Here are a few educational (and fun) activities that you can encourage students of all ages to try this summer.
Six Tips to Help Your Student Improve Their Spelling Skills
It’s best to tackle spelling problems early. Here are six tips to help your student improve their skills and become a better speller—and student.
Students Can Travel ‘Anywhere’ They Want To Go with Huntington Learning Center’s 2021 Summer Reading Adventure
Let the adventure begin! It's time to grab your passports and join Huntington for a summer-long journey where we let our imaginations run wild, and catch up on some of that reading we missed during this crazy school year. Stay on track to be reading at grade level this fall, and have FUN doing it! Reading Adventure is free and open to all families!