Advice for parents

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 forĀ 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, parentsĀ and teachers are doing what they can to fight this pandemic. Many parents have found that at-home drug testing [...]

1 Oct, 2021

Should Your Student Take a Gap Year?

2021-10-01T08:16:09-05:00Friday, October 1, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health, Transition Between Schools|

Most high school graduates who intend to go to college do so in the fall after graduation. However, there is another option. Taking a gap year, historically more common in Europe, has become more popular in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a number of students to put off enrollment for a year in [...]

17 Sep, 2021

The Importance of Teaching Your Child to Manage Stress and Conflict at School

2021-09-17T08:04:21-05:00Friday, September 17, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Resilience, integrity, and the ability to effectively self-advocate are all key to your child's success. Unfortunately, these aren't inherited traits. For most people, they are gradually and thoughtfully honed through adversity, conflict, and stress. Although it's perfectly normal to want to nurture your kids, letting them navigate trials on their own teaches them more. This [...]

31 Aug, 2021

No Textbook? How Can I Help My Child With Homework?

2021-08-31T07:45:11-05:00Tuesday, August 31, 2021|Parents|

The simple truth is that more and more teachers are turning away from using textbooks. Whether he or she thought that the textbook didn't teach the topic well, or the teacher simply found a better way to teach a subject, most children aren't learning directly from a textbook, like they used to. In fact, more [...]

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