Category Archives: Your child

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

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Jim Bowen cc by Flickr

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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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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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

Why Checking Your Child’s Backpack Can Mean A Successful School Year

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Casey Fleser cc by Flickr

Today will have made it a week or two that you little angel is in school. Everything looks promising both you and your angel like the teacher, the school and the overall environment. Or, however your little angel cries every morning because he does not want to go to school. His teacher yells too much and the school gets too overwhelming. Whatever you and your child’s initial school experience, trying to maintain or improve the school year begins and ends with you and how you help your moppet adjust and adapt to the school culture. Continue reading Why Checking Your Child’s Backpack Can Mean A Successful School Year

Build Your Child’s Self-esteem With Words

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Most parents do not understand the power of words. How we talk to our children provides them with their inner voice that can either build their self-esteem and confidence or break it down.  Studies show that children’s self-esteem and confident is directly connected to academic success.   Continue reading Build Your Child’s Self-esteem With Words