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Helping Reluctant Readers: How Parents Can Overcome 4 Common Objections

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Elaine Ho

Strong reading skills lead to huge academic payoffs, but they don't come naturally for every child. We've got simple tips for parents to overcome four common roadblocks that reluctant readers face.

4 Tips to Use Student Data for More Productive Parent-Teacher Conferences

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McKenna Wierman

Sharing the right student data with parents when conference time rolls around can help you paint a clearer picture of each child's process, and give parents meaningful strategies to help their child continue making improvements.

[Parent Tips] Keep Your Child Engaged in Learning Over Winter Break

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Sarah Cornelius

While rest, relaxation, and some good old-fashioned fun are certainly in order for your child over winter break, it’s important to think about strategies to keep them learning as well. Here's five fun and learning-focused activities for parents to try.

[Parent Savings] Give the Gift of Learning This Holiday Season with Study Island for Home

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Elaine Ho

For a limited time only, Study Island for Home is offering a special savings of 20% off all annual family subscriptions and 10% off all other Study Island for Home subscriptions!

How Parents Can Use Rewards to Encourage Learning

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Elaine Ho

Studies have shown that, used at the right time, external motivators can help children complete a task which they would have not wanted to do previously. Here are four best practice tips for rewarding your children in ways that are healthy and effective in the long term.

Preparing for College Entrance Exams: How Parents Can Help Students Succeed

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Sarah Cornelius

The ACT and SAT—almost every high school student and parent is familiar with these college entrance exams, and for many, they come with a big sense of trepidation. Here's eight tips to help parents take the fear-factor out of these tests for your students!

Your Children and Exams: A Survival Guide for Parents

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McKenna Wierman

Studying is a learned skill, and all children are going to do it a little differently. If your children are about to start cramming for their midterm or end-of-semester exams, here are a few things every parent can do at home to help them become champion test-takers.

[Parent Tips] How Cultivating Gratitude Improves Your Child’s Well-Being and Achievement

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Elaine Ho

Research shows that students who regularly practice gratitude not only end up more optimistic and with higher life satisfaction, but they also become more motivated to help others and use their strengths to contribute to society.

[Parent Tips] Fostering Your Child's Interests

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Shannon LaBree

By taking the time to explore and encourage interests, you set the stage not only for your child to experience academic success, but also for them to determine their passions, take ownership over their learning, and choose a fulfilling career path.

3 Reasons Why All Parents Should Be Involved in Their Child’s Education

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Megan Sternke

One of the biggest influences on a child’s success stems from how invested the parents are in his or her education.

[Parent Savings] Practice and Monitor Progress with Study Island for Home

by
Sarah Cornelius

We're offering 25% off all Study Island for Home annual subscriptions through the month of October!

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