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How Parents Can Support Their 21st Century Learners

Oct. 18, 2016

How Parents Can Support Their 21st Century Learners

This generation of learners is quite different than the one that came before them. Parents are aware that their children learn differently than they did in school, but they don't always know exactly why. What should you know about your child as a student? Below is some valuable insight into what 21st century learners are all about and how you can support your child at home:

Tips to Help Children Become Better Writers

Aug. 02, 2016

Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.

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.

How to Make Reading Part of the Summer Routine

Jun. 03, 2016

Summer is an ideal time to incorporate reading into the daily schedule—and the perfect opportunity to get children to enjoy this ageless pastime. “The key to making reading a daily habit is to make it enjoyable, and there are so many ways to do that during summer,” says Huntington. “Make it fun. Let your child choose the books. Make reading a fun family tradition. When you do things like this, you’ll start to see your child choosing to read over other activities, and his or her reading skills will improve greatly as well.”

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.

SAT Spotlight- Current Vs. Redesigned SAT

May. 08, 2015

The College Board will roll out a totally redesigned SAT in spring 2016. What exactly is changing?

Test Taking Tips for High School Students

May. 01, 2015

If your teen struggles with test taking, he or she isn't alone.

Preparing for the Redesigned SAT

Jan. 09, 2015

In March of 2014, College Board officials announced plans to significantly alter the format and content of the SAT, one of the most widely taken college entrance exams in the nation.

The 8 Key Changes to the SAT

Jan. 05, 2015

In spring 2016, the College Board will introduce a completely redesigned SAT, which will focus on the knowledge and skills that students need for college and career readiness.

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