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.
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.
Before parents send their children off to college and into the real world, there are many skills they must ensure they have. One that is increasingly important, though not always top of mind, is that of financial literacy.
Few students love studying for tests but knowing how to do so effectively can transform their academic career. There are certain practices that make exam prep of all types more productive and successful.
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.
You’ve heard before that there’s no such thing as “one-size-fits-all” learning. The same is true for study and homework strategies. Homework nurtures students’ time management skills and their ability to complete tasks.
As children become better and more independent readers, parents can help guide them along in their reading and literacy development. Parents need to understand the progressive reading “building blocks” and guide your child toward mastery of each of them.
If your teen is starting to think about college, it’s also a good time to work on developing a resume.
Summer break is a perfect time for children to establish or renew a reading habit, which is why the Huntington Learning Center is launching its annual summer reading program, Reading Adventure.
Understandably, many parents want their teens to focus first on their academics and extracurricular commitments, but there are so many benefits for teens who work a part-time job.