While some students walk the rose-strewn path of high-achievement, others—of all abilities—fail to see why they should put forth that kind of effort. They question themselves: What’s in it for me? When will I ever use this? Why do I need to know that?
Children who read for pleasure acquire stronger vocabulary and writing skills and a better understanding of human nature and different cultures. Motivate your child to read by appealing to his personality and interests.
Today’s academic world is competitive, but any student with the right habits can run the race well. With involved parents as positive mentors, children of all intelligences and abilities can be successful scholars.
Moving to a new house can be exciting, but for a child who has to change schools, that excitement can turn into nervousness. Taking a few steps before and after the move can help ease the jitters of being the “new kid.”
With today’s youth among the primary consumers of new technology, eReaders are quickly making their way into homes and classrooms, and the debate rises: What, exactly, are the pros and cons of digital books?
Teachers. Few people have such an enduring impact on the lives of our children or sacrifice so much for their benefit. They deserve our heartfelt thanks, and so we offer some thoughtful ideas to help you put a smile on a teacher’s face.
Stepping out of the doctor’s office, arms loaded with pamphlets and prescriptions, you feel a little shell-shocked. Your child has just been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). What do you do now?