High School

Your adolescent is becoming an adult. Guide them into the best choice for when they leave the nest and venture on their own.

Getting Into A Homework Routine

Getting Into A Homework Routine

October 3rd, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

Now that the school year is in full swing, some kids (and parents) may be deep in the throes of ‘homework hassles’. Projects, studying for tests and nightly assignments can […]

The Detectable Signs of Cyber Bullying

May 23rd, 2013 posted by Jessica Salt

Unfortunately, bullying is commonplace at schools, especially in junior high and high school. However, cyber bullying is even more troubling because it is harder to monitor. Both situations contribute to […]

Paying For College

February 12th, 2013 posted by ClubMom

brought you by ClubMom After buying a house, paying for a child’s college education is the biggest expense most parents face. Check out this information-packed checklist to figure out how […]

Improving Your Child’s Note Taking Skills

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

Taking good notes is an essential skill for any student. Good notes help kids study and learn, do well on tests, and keep track of what the teacher sees as […]

Teacher Student Relationships

February 12th, 2013 posted by Growing Up

A Supportive One Can Reduce Aggression Preventing acts of childhood aggression has become a major focus for schools throughout the nation, but their efforts may be lacking a critical ingredient […]

Mid-Year Academic Jeopardy

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

For many teachers, the middle of the school year has come to signify the “make or break point” for students in academic jeopardy. If first-semester grades were mediocre or poor, […]

10 Tips For Good Study Skills

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

One of the main things that kids struggle with during their school years are proper study habits. Developing a habit can take a couple of weeks, so be consistent, and […]

Tips for Successful Group School Projects

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

When your child is assigned to a group project in school, it would be great if everyone did their part and things went smoothly. Unfortunately, as we all know, that’s […]

Does Your Child Lose Sleep When School Starts?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Margarita L. Dubocovich

High school schedules are causing high school adolescents to not get enough sleep, reports researchers from Northwestern University in the United States. When school begins (for most U.S. children in […]

Tips on Reducing First-Year Jitters (College)

February 12th, 2013 posted by Stacey B. Hersh

New friends. Fresh surroundings. Increased responsibilities. Freshman year is filled with exciting new experiences, but it can also cause students to feel anxious and stressed. “In the beginning, it’s normal […]

Extra Curricular Overload

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

School is about to open and with it comes the barrage of extra curricular activities. Talent shows. Science projects. Homework. Dance class. Basketball practice. Violin recitals. Book reports. When is […]

Why Do I Have to Learn Every Subject in School?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Don Dewsnap

by Don Dewsnap This article is for students, especially middle school and high school students. They have a question and deserve an answer: “What do I have to study this […]

Father’s Interest in Child’s School Life Can Override Negative Influences

February 12th, 2013 posted by University of Illinois Extension

A father’s interest and involvement in his child’s life at school, when added to that of the mother, packs a powerful one-two punch in that child’s favor, concludes a new […]

Working Parents Can Overcome Homework Hassles

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington With springtime just around the bend, your son or daughter may find it more difficult than ever to concentrate on homework. If so, […]

Getting Your Kids to Talk About School

February 12th, 2013 posted by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller

by Thomas Haller and Chick Moorman “What did you learn in school today?” “Nothing.” “Anything interesting happen?” “Nope.” “Did you like it?” “It was OK.” Does getting your kids to […]

How to Have a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

February 12th, 2013 posted by Teresa Higginbotham

Do parent-teacher conferences make you just a little nervous? Does it seem like they never turn out the way you would like them to? I’ve been on both sides of […]

Look Beyond Test Scores to Find Out if Your Child is on Course

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington When your child has a stuffy nose and persistent cough, chances are your doctor will use a thermometer and stethoscope for a careful […]

Lost Boys: Helping Males Succeed in School

February 12th, 2013 posted by Bradley Hospital

According to recent headlines, boys are falling behind in school across the nation. Not only are high school boys slipping in standardized writing test scores, younger boys are more likely […]

Making the Grade – What You Should Know

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington If you are unhappy with your child’s report card grades, you might be happy to know that many teachers are the first to […]

Rejuvenate Your Child’s Self-Esteem During the December & January Break

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington For most students, December and January bring at least two weeks to relax and recharge while classes are out of session. For families, […]

Summer School is Not the Only Place to Learn

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

If your child finished this school year with a good report card and a promotion to the next grade, summer school may be the farthest thing from your mind. This […]

12 Great Memory Tricks for Students

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

Students are required to remember a lot of information. There’s material (facts, concepts, ideas, formulas, etc) for tests, answering questions in class, and understanding concepts that will prepare them for […]

Easing Into “Senior Slump” Can Put Students In A Tight Spot This Fall

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

If you’ve noticed a distinct change in your son or daughter’s academic attitude since the day that highly anticipated college acceptance letter appeared in your mailbox, you’re not alone. For […]

Is College Worthwhile?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jonni McCoy

“But, Mom, I don’t want to go to college.” Mary wasn’t surprised to hear her son talk that way. He had always been a reluctant student and she often wondered […]

Help Your Child Prepare for Big Tests

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington

by Dr. Raymond J. and Eileen Huntington For many children, springtime leads to stress-time as new statewide tests become a barometer of success for students and schools alike. Most parents […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]