Advice for parents

8 Aug, 2023

Get Your Child Ready to Learn: Back to School Tips for Parents of Middle and High Schoolers

2023-08-08T08:14:56-05:00Tuesday, August 8, 2023|Learning Strategies|

Even if they're hesitant to admit it, parents and students alike are excited for back-to-school time. Although everyone will surely miss the summer weather and fun, there are so many things to look forward to, with the new year beginning. To make the transition a little bit easier for your student, here are some back-to-school tips [...]

18 Jul, 2023

5 Ways for Parents to Engage in Their Student’s Educational Experience

2023-07-18T15:56:54-05:00Tuesday, July 18, 2023|Education Info, Parents|

Your student can't succeed alone. They need an involved parent who is dedicated to their student's educational experience — in the classroom and outside of it. Here are a few ways you can get involved in your student's educational experience, as a parent of a student in grades 5-12: Be Present During Homework Time [...]

4 Apr, 2023

Beating the Summer Slide: Tips for Parents to Keep their Child Learning and Growing

2023-04-11T14:02:19-05:00Tuesday, April 4, 2023|Learning Strategies|

Summer break is a time eagerly awaited by everyone, including children across the country. The warm weather, long days, time with friends and family, and freedom from school schedules. This makes it a perfect time for kids to explore new interests and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. However, while summer break is a time for [...]

25 Oct, 2022

Five Ways to Help Your Shy Child Thrive (Without Forcing Them to Change)

2022-11-07T10:18:27-06:00Tuesday, October 25, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

Have you ever heard a conversation go like this about your shy child: "Your kid is so quiet! She barely says a word." "Yeah, she's our introverted one. We're working on that. Come on, can't you say hello?" "Don't worry, I was a shy kid too. She'll grow out of it." It is not [...]

27 Sep, 2022

5 Practical Tips on How to Prepare for College

2022-11-07T11:15:04-06:00Tuesday, September 27, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Going to college is a big step. It's a time for being independent, new experiences, and self-discovery. But it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. The key to a successful college experience is mental and emotional preparation. In this article, we'll share some practical tips on how to prepare for college. There [...]

2 Aug, 2022

5 Tips to Help Parents and Students Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

2022-09-23T09:25:53-05:00Tuesday, August 2, 2022|Education Info, Summer Strategies|

Understandably, the first week of school can be stressful for parents and students alike. Every student has been there before - circumnavigating the anxiety of keeping up with the coursework, the hangover of summer break, and coping with the new routine. The anxiety of dealing with a suddenly more hectic schedule on the parental [...]

8 Feb, 2022

What You Can Do When Your Child Is Struggling With Writer’s Block

2022-02-08T07:28:18-06:00Tuesday, February 8, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Writing a research paper is no easy task, and it is something that takes a lot of hard work and commitment. Because of this, it is important that your child knows what steps to follow in order to write a successful research paper. Thankfully, there are certain things that they can do to write a [...]

21 Jan, 2022

3 Life-Changing Ways You Can Help Your Teen Build Better Habits & Routines

2022-01-21T14:32:13-06:00Friday, January 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

It's always fun to think back and remember what it was like to be in high school and middle school. It was filled with good times, bad times, fun times, and boring times. Like many adults, it took a long time after high school to build strong time management and self-accountability skills. For many adolescents, [...]

12 Oct, 2021

How to Help Your Child Deal With the Pain of Rejection

2021-10-12T07:56:30-05:00Tuesday, October 12, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Rising above rejection isn't easy at any age. However, for kids, it can be especially difficult. Whether or not we're well-received by others plays a significant role in determining how we perceive ourselves. Although learning how to overcome rejection is an essential part of growing up, certain forms of rejection can be both unhealthy and [...]

7 Oct, 2021

Invasion or Protection? The Pros and Cons of Drug Testing Your Child

2021-10-07T06:58:56-05:00Thursday, October 7, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

It is no secret that drug use is a widespread concern, not only for adults but for young people as well. As it becomes increasingly normal to use drugs in high school and maybe even younger, parents and teachers are doing what they can to fight this pandemic. Many parents have found that at-home drug testing [...]

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