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December 02, 2019

The Power of "Yet"

Sometimes it's simply a matter of mindset in the way students view and then approach challenge...

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November 25, 2019

Success is Only the Tip of the Iceberg

Icebergs have two parts: the part that is visible above the water which is often majestic and ...

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November 18, 2019

The Benefits of Graphic Novels

Graphic novels sometimes get a bad rap. Some don’t view them as "real literature" and detracto...

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November 11, 2019

Ask Questions That Push Beyond Rote Memorization

Go a step beyond quizzing your child on rote memorization. Ask questions that challenge your c...

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November 04, 2019

Regularly Check Homework Portals

Many teachers have class websites, Google Classrooms, or other online portals where they post ...

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October 28, 2019

Getting Enough Sleep is a Game-Changer

Elementary and middle school students need 10-12 hours of sleep per night, and teenagers 8-10 ...

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October 21, 2019

Don't Rely on Memory - Create a Checklist!

A luggage tag checklist attached to the zipper pull of your child’s backpack is a simple way t...

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October 14, 2019

Be Proactive and Consistent About Organization

A clean backpack and orderly binder makes every assignment easier to find, complete, and tur...

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October 07, 2019

Using an Online Homework Portal More Effectively

Many schools have transitioned to online platforms to help students keep track of their daily...

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