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June 24, 2013

Use everyday activities to strengthen mental math skills

You can help your child hone his estimating and mental math skills by bringing him grocery shoppi...

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June 17, 2013

Acknowledge accomplishments and build self-esteem

As school comes to a close, teachers often send home older work that they have been keeping (part...

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June 10, 2013

Start a summer reading book club!

Start a two-person (or whole family) book club with your child or children! It's a great way to e...

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June 03, 2013

Finish the year on a positive note

With the arrival of June, students are beginning to get antsy to get outside and dive into summer...

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May 27, 2013

Preparing for final exams

With final exams and end-of-year assessments fast approaching, there's no time like the present t...

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May 20, 2013

Handing in assignments on time

An assignment isn't truly finished until it's handed in. With final papers and projects due soon,...

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May 13, 2013

Set specific, measurable goals

When you are working with your child on completing a task, set very specific, measurable goals th...

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May 06, 2013

Stress management techniques!

Many students experience a great deal of anxiety around test taking, be it annual standardized te...

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April 29, 2013

Tools for footnotes

Remember what a hassle it was to create bibliographies or insert footnotes into research papers? ...

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