Category Archives: Parenting

Crucial Reasons Why Parents Should Volunteer In Their Children’s School

Getting back into the classroom after years of absenteeism, brought forth thoughts of past struggles of the everyday academic world. Walking down the elementary, junior or high school halls the walls screamed, and yes whispered the good, the bad, and the ugly experiences of having to deal with school teachers and administrators.   Continue reading Crucial Reasons Why Parents Should Volunteer In Their Children’s School

Video Chats And Tips On Parent Teacher Conference

Andy KarmyAs the new semester begins parents and teachers are planning on introducing themselves. The official time for such a salutation is called parent teacher conference.  Continue reading Video Chats And Tips On Parent Teacher Conference

More Homework Tips for Parents

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Not every parent has access to the internet or wants to get homework help via the internet. With that information in hand I have put together a list of other alternate tools for parents to use to help their children with homework. Continue reading More Homework Tips for Parents

Things You Should Know If Your Disable Child Plans To Attend College

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After graduating from high school, some students with disabilities will decide to pursue a post secondary education. If you are a parent of one of these students here are some factors that will help you and your child navigate through the process. Continue reading Things You Should Know If Your Disable Child Plans To Attend College

How To Help Your Child Succeed In Math

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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

A Public School Transfer Request

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Parents and their children survived two months and a half of the new school semester. For some it was a wonderful experience of learning, exploring and adjusting. But for others it was not so good. Continue reading A Public School Transfer Request

Sometimes You Have To Make Your Child Join A Special Program

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What do you get when parents, community members, teachers and the Department of Education work together?  You get African-American and Latino students surpassing the achievement gap. Continue reading Sometimes You Have To Make Your Child Join A Special Program

What Dads Can Do To Improve Their Child’s Grade

Daniel Rothamel Calling all fathers, uncles, grandfathers, surrogate fathers, or other positive male role models to participate in the education of a child.    Continue reading What Dads Can Do To Improve Their Child’s Grade

Getting Your Child Ready For College

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Your middle or high school student actively embraces school. Their backpacks are in order, they test well, and know when to ask you for help when a subject proves too difficult. It is in this state of mind that you should bring up the topic of college and lifelong objectives. Here is where you talk with your child about what it takes to attend college. Continue reading Getting Your Child Ready For College