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The Benefits of Tutoring

Tutoring eventually will lead to better grades, but don’t expect overnight results.

What to Do When Your Child Resists Going to School

School should be a positive, warm, nurturing place for kids—a place they want to be. So what does a parent do when her child refuses to go? Here are some steps you can take to diagnose the problem and work with your child to improve her educational experience.

Fabulous Field Trips

Kansas City is full of fun places to take groups of children. Whether you are a classroom volunteer, a Girl Scout leader or a coach, planning outings is part of the job description. In addition to selecting educational and enjoyable venues, a large part of ensuring a successful field trip is understanding how to plan the event itself.

Keeping Your Middle Schooler Organized

Set your tween up for success in a way that supports his growing independence.

New School? No Worries!

For a number of reasons, children throughout Kansas City may find themselves starting school in unfamiliar territory this year.

Rock the School Year!

For many of us, August is paved with good intentions. We resolve that this school year, we will be organized, patient, consistent and engaged. In August, we are rested. We have renewed our vows with parenthood, ready to be the best we can be.

Five Good Reasons to Read Aloud to Your Child

“Reading is a foundational skill that plays an important role in every single thing a person does,” says Bradley Debrick, early literacy coordinating librarian for the Johnson County Library. “Reading is just as important to understanding the directions on a first grade worksheet as it is to preparing an executive resume portfolio.”

Learning Beyond Books: Skills Smart Kids Need

If you identify with the song lyrics "Times, they are a-changing,'" you're already behind. The times, they have changed. As parents, we strive to stay up to date on technology, clothing and music. Practical life lessons are more important than ever, and if you aren't teaching them, your child probably isn't learning them. Here are three skills your kids need to learn and how you can be sure you're helping them along the way.

ABCs of Wrapping Up the School Year

The time is here! The school year is winding down, and kids, teachers and parents are preparing for months of summer fun! But the end of the school year can bring challenges as well: Are your kids overbooked this summer? Will they be bored? Are they ready to graduate to the next grade level?

Is Summer School Beneficial?

We’ve all the seen the classic 1980s teen films where the main character is consistently threatened with summer school and, in the end, narrowly avoids it. Viewed as a petrifying scenario back then, summer school is no longer something to dread. According to recent studies, in fact, students who don’t attend some type of summer enrichment program may be the ones missing out.
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