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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.

Spotlight on Writing Standards

Jan. 31, 2014

To build a foundation for college and career readiness, students need to learn to use writing as a way of offering and supporting opinions, demonstrating understanding of the subjects they are studying, and conveying real and imagined experiences and events.

Help Your Child Be a Confident Student and Person

Jan. 01, 2012

As many parents know, self-esteem plays a significant role in a child's academic career. Children with healthy self-esteem feel confident and capable, resulting in a "can-do" attitude and a willingness to be persistent when it comes to tackling difficult subjects or trying new activities. Read on for a few pointers on how to help boost your child's confidence when it comes to school...and life.

IMPROVE YOUR ODDS ON HIGH STAKES TESTS

Jan. 01, 2012

Is it possible to be a top student and a terrible test-taker? Many parents and caregivers would answer a resounding "yes" when speaking of their own children. And they may be especially worried in the springtime, when many schools use tests to determine which students will graduate and move on to the next grade. But with careful preparation and strong test-taking skills, all students can take positive steps to improve their scores. Here are some tips:

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