As the school year winds to a close and your child gazes longingly toward the summer months, it is a good time to begin thinking about how to keep him or her learning over the summer in the midst of fun activities that you may have planned. We compiled a list of general tips for you to keep in mind as the summer approaches!
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Because we are not yet in the world where parent-teacher conferences are teacher controlled and managed, here are three suggestions for how parents can have a successful meeting with teachers.
Spring is an optimal time for you and your family—especially your high schoolers—to visit college campuses! College visits are also helpful for children of any age, even elementary school students! It’s never too early to encourage them to begin thinking about college.
What’s the best way to help your child prepare for high-stakes tests—and keep a healthy mindset while doing so? Here’s eight simple tips for parents to help your child perform his or her best on testing days.
Bullying amongst kids is far from a new issue. However, it has certainly become a more complex one in recent years as kids’ interactions spilled over classroom walls and into social media and other online forums. And, with more and more kids having access to mobile devices, bullying can be more constant than ever before.
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.