If you thought you had time to worry about your child studying for and taking their SAT and ACT tests, you don't. A new digital tool to test academic and behavioral skills will target students starting in kindergarten. The test is intended to gauge a student's traits towards certain careers.
A woman asks, "My daughter is being bullied by some other girls at recess. I had no idea that this kind of "mean girl" behavior started at such an early age. What can I do to help?" Ann Douglas has some answers.
My husband and I got married Nov 8th, 2010 and we have decided it is probably time to start trying. I am in school and work a part-time job and he is in the USAF. There is going to be a waiting list for the program I want to do, so now is better than ever if I am going to have a break anyways from school.
As curriculum requirements continue to increase in all levels of education, students are experiencing considerable amounts of school stress. Take a proactive approach of instilling a positive attitude in your child about school,
Homework can be a battle or a breeze. It can create conflict or cooperation. It can produce tension or focused attention. Which of these outcomes occurs in your home depends in great measure on how you talk to your children during that important time period. To help your child's homework experience be productive and stress free, consider the following ten best things to say to him or her during homework time.
Most parents want to raise a confident and competent reader. Yet, they are often unsure of what to do. In the remainder of this article we will explore some important do's and don'ts that will give you some guidelines as you move towards the important goal of raising a reader.
So you've done what all the teachers advise and set up a regular place and time for your child to do his homework every night. So how come he's pestering you for help every minute? Isn't he supposed to do it himself?
So your household is into the swing of schooldays now, and your kids are getting used to their teachers. The faster pace of life is smoothing out as the days get cooler. You just wish you could make mornings a bit more peaceful. It isn't so hard...
So your child is starting school and you want to get him off to a good start. What's the most important thing you can do? The answer in the interview below may surprise you: Wean him off TV. Research shows that as kids get older, the more TV they watch, the less likely they are to read.