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Helping Kids With Homework

Whether you love it or hate it, homework is a component of your children’s education. In our busy lives with schedules full of sports, dance, music lessons and the like, families may find it difficult to set their children’s educational responsibilities as a high priority. Although parents everywhere want their children to succeed in school, many parents err more on the side of slighting the importance of nightly homework than in giving too much help. There are those parents who make the mistake of doing the homework themselves for a variety of reasons, but they are in the minority and teachers will always spot such activity.

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Five Steps to Choosing the Perfect School

Searching for the right school is not a sprint; it’s a marathon, requiring committed preparation. Luckily, you are not alone. Follow this guide, step by step. And if the road gets rocky, keep your eye on the finish line: your child’s future. 

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Prepare for Academic Success at Home: Settling the Foundation

Creating and supporting habits of lifelong learning is the best investment you can make in your child’s academic success. The Parent Institute and the non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), have ideas for creating a learning-rich, home environment. Their ideas have been combined for this simple home-learning list to advance your child’s literacy and mathematical acuity this school year.

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10 Ways for Students to Maintain Positive Momentum all School Year

How can you help your child navigate the ups and downs that come as the school year clicks into gear?

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