Browsing articles tagged with " back to school"
Aug
26
2011

Teaching Your College Student to Shop in a Tight Economy

Guest Post By: Jocelyn Anne  Prepping Students for a Reality Check on Money  A typical student has a very grand and romantic vision of heading off to college, one at which the very world is at their fingertips.  They feel they’ll be able to do absolutely anything, go absolutely anywhere, and do it all whenever they feel …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsClassroomtalk: College Roomate Guide8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before [...]

Jul
16
2011

When Your Child Needs to be Retained

Just read your article on retention. My son is a kindergartener this year and is performing below grade level. His birthday is 3/28, so he has turned 6. We have decided based on emotional maturity and his academic performance to retain him. Here’s the problem… He is a very anxious …Related Posts:Retention: A Gift of TimeEasy Learning Games Using Magnetic Letters Tips for the First Day of SchoolHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to [...]

Mar
21
2011

A Home Made Lunch is Not Necessarily a Healthy Lunch

As I walk through the cafeteria each day at school I am often amazed by the home made lunches I see.  A lot of parents obviously feel that a lunch made at home is better than one purchased at school, but sadly this is often not the case.  Busy schedules and an unawareness of proper …Related Posts:Helping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksThe 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsTalking to Teachers About [...]

Jan
15
2011

10 Ways to Tick Off Your Child’s Teacher

If you want to start the New Year right, avoid doing the following: Ask about how your child is doing at pick-up in front of other parents, instead of scheduling a conference. Send your child to school without a jacket when it’s below 60 degrees. Assume that just because you can skip breakfast once in a while, it’s …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksThe [...]

Aug
28
2010

A Time & Place For Homework

All too often teachers hear excuses from children for all the reasons that their homework isn’t done.  Ideally homework is assigned to practice new skills that have been learned during the school day.   Homework should be given for an age appropriate amount of time and shouldn’t be considered as “busy work.”  Here are a few tips …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksThe 10 School [...]

Aug
29
2009

The 10 School Supplies No Child Should Be Without

1. Personal Hand Sanitizer It’s likely to be a bad flu season. Teach your child to use it frequently and always before lunch and after recess. 2. Antibacterial Wipes Do the poor teacher a favor and send a container to school so she can wipe off desks and other germy surfaces in the classroom. 3. Label Maker Label every lunch …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsHow to Engage StudentsTeaching Your College Student to [...]

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