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07/10/2017

Introduce Your Child to the Concept of College and Encourage Them to View It as a Goal

There is nothing wrong with introducing your child to the concept of college at a young age, but waiting too long to start discussing the subject can have severe repercussions on your child's decisions. That is...
06/08/2017

Take Advantage of the Summer for Better Reading Fun

Projects, homework, and extracurricular activities all take up a great part of your child's time, which can lead them to neglect basic skills, including reading. However, now that summer is pretty much here, it is time to start taking advantage...
05/09/2017

Getting Rid of Bad Habits: Procrastination

Students face many challenges in their academic journey, but most of these are created by bad habits or lack of learning skills. Procrastination is one of the most common struggles that students face, and it is one that can truly cause many problems. The...
04/12/2017

How Students Can Work on Improving Their Test-Taking Abilities

Studying for a test helps a lot, but it isn't the only thing students can do to make sure they do well on exams. There are a few other things that need to be done beforehand in order to develop better test-taking abilities. The...
03/08/2017

A Simple and Fun Activity to Help Improve Listening Skills

Good listening skills don't exactly come easy for all students. That is why it is so important to constantly get them to practice and develop better listening abilities. Working on these skills at home should be fun and productive. The...
02/08/2017

Help Your Child Improve Their Homework Abilities

In a previous post we discussed the importance of good habits and mentioned that getting homework done on time and correctly is an important habit that every student needs to build. With that being said, today we want to take some time to explain...
01/09/2017

How to Introduce Your Child to Goal Setting

Setting goals and attaining them is something that all children should learn, but it does take practice and maybe a few trial and error lessons. However, once it becomes a habit, it will facilitate all areas of their life, especially in academics. Today...
12/09/2016

Indoor Winter Learning Activities

Winter break is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but the cold may prevent children from being able to spend time outside. Since it isn´t always easy to keep children busy indoors we thought it would be nice to share some fun and interesting ways to help your...
11/09/2016

How to Help Your Child Do Well in Science

Science isn't always a simple subject for students to comprehend. However, if introduced to it properly and encouraged at home, it can become easier for students to enjoy it and do well in it. There are several ways to make science engaging for your child...
10/11/2016

The Importance of Building Good Communication With Teachers

The support your child receives directly impacts how well they do in school and in their academic journey. Teachers are a big part of this journey, but so are parents. The communication between both can greatly make a difference....

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