Category Archives: Learning tools

Where Parents Can Go To Get Help With Their Children’s Homework

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I recall trying to help my daughter with her homework and after several attempts at reading through the textbook walked away and mumbled, “you’re on your own”. She did get the help she needed but at school during their morning tutorials. If this situation sounds familiar to you then do not despair there are places where parents can go to to get help with their children’s homework. Continue reading Where Parents Can Go To Get Help With Their Children’s Homework

How To Help Your Child Succeed In Math

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Evelyn Saenz cc by Flickr

Not every student has the attribute for math. Having success with this subject takes patience and a willingness to learn. When asked what subject students like the most, math is at a very low percentile. However, studies show that math can accelerate learning for high school and ultimately college students. The more math classes a student takes in high school the better his or her chances of getting a college degree. Continue reading How To Help Your Child Succeed In Math

Homework Tips For You And Your Child

“The dog ate my homework”.  After spending three hours at the table completing homework given to me by the teacher who loves to give a lot of home work, my dog ate my homework.  Most children do not like homework and will use any excuse for not doing homework, even if the excuse has become a cliché and has since lost its value. Continue reading Homework Tips For You And Your Child

Help Your Child To Test Well

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woodleywonderworks cc by Flickr

There is no better preparation for any testing than meaningful study. Hence, the first step in any test preparation is ensuring that your child understands the academic subject. This begins always by completing homework assignments and the use of study time to practice and incorporate what was learned. Students should start early to take a blocked amount of at home time to review all academic school work. An hour or two, depending on the age, is a great start to develop disciplinary study habits. Continue reading Help Your Child To Test Well

You Check Your Child’s Backpack And Found Some Bad Grades Now What?

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Nicolas Raymond cc by Flickr

When you looked through your child’s backpack you saw the dreaded red “F”. You were stunned because, it’s the first week of school how difficult could it be. What are you going to do? Your frustration mounts as you consider the negative possibilities of such a bad grade. Continue reading You Check Your Child’s Backpack And Found Some Bad Grades Now What?

3 Learning Tools For Parents

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Tom Williams cc by Flickr

Children are born within a family unity with every tools and talents for success.  They are programmed via DNA with academic as well as physical aptitudes.  Living to their full potential is directly dependent on their family unit.  The three best learning tools that parents can use to make ensure success are love, acceptance and encouragement. Continue reading 3 Learning Tools For Parents

SAT And ACT Tools

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Jorge cc by Flickr

It’s been said that success for students taking SAT I and ACT can only result from extensive preparation. If you are a firm believer in hard work and determination the below lists are tools for you and your child.  If also, your child did not get into the high school “SAT Prep class” and there are no “funds” for outside tutoring, consider the below list. Continue reading SAT And ACT Tools

No More Libraries?

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arielle0627 cc by Flickr

Similar to the Post Office, the use of the public library will become a thing of the past.  The library is no longer the only place for research, periodic, books or a meeting place. The information age gave birth to the internet and from that historical introduction there are flurry of technical inventions that have since negated the “trip to the library” Continue reading No More Libraries?