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.
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to teens preparing for success on the SAT or ACT, here’s something parents need to know: not all test prep programs are created equal. And one of the most important things parents should look for when evaluating companies that deliver test prep courses is whether the program meets students’ distinct needs.
At some point or another, every student brings home a poor grade on an assignment or a test, which can be a real blow to the self-esteem. It is understandably difficult to see your student struggling and feeling badly about school, but here are several things you can do to help your child overcome a bad grade or dip in school performance.
During the month of April, the Huntington Learning Center is celebrating Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month.
There are many benefits to tutoring besides increased grades. For over 40 years, Huntington has helped thousands of students flourish as a result of tutoring. Find out some of the advantages tutoring can have on your student.
High school is a different world when it comes to academics—and for many students, it can mark the beginning of academic problems or exacerbate issues that were minor in middle school. According to Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center, parents can help their teens avoid such academic pitfalls—if they know the signs. “High school is a time when parents need to pay very careful attention to what is going on with their teen in school because they will be more removed from the classroom than they ever have been,” says Huntington. “Communication with your teen and teachers is important, as is watching your teen’s grades and demeanor overall.”
Huntington shares five academic pitfalls that can plague students in high school—and tips on what to do if you notice your teen falling into any of them.
While summer is typically a time for children to relax and enjoy time off from all-day learning, it's a good idea to take charge of your child's skills during this period.