Testing tends to get a bad rap. However, research has found that testing, and specifically practice testing, is actually the most effective form of learning over all other types of studying. Here's what parents need to know.
Success in the classroom doesn’t come from any single thing—it’s about the right mix of attitude, habits, and effort. So, as a parent, how can you help you child develop the study skills they need to achieve academic success? Here’s eight tips to get started!
New classrooms, new activities, new friends, new learning—the start of a new school year is always an exciting time for parents and kids alike. But, we know that getting ready for all of these new experiences can be a strain on parents’ wallets, and Study Island for Home wants to help make sure back-to-school needs don’t break the bank.
Success is about a lot more than “book smarts”, and teaching these social and emotional skills is a becoming an increasing focus in classrooms and formal curriculum. Here's five common questions answered to help parents better understand social and emotional learning.
As technology becomes more all-encompassing, screen time becomes less about pure entertainment and more of a necessity. Here are four tips for parents to help your child build healthy media consumption habits.
Just what is reasonable to expect of your child at different ages, and what is likely to be beyond their capabilities? Here is a breakdown of what the CDC notes about the different child development stages and kids’ learning ability.
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills are critical to students' success beyond the classroom. Here's five ways parents can make sure kids are building and gaining confidence in these skills at home.