How To Teach Your Child To Become An Independent Learner

In our last lesson, we learned why it is important to teach your child to be an independent learner.  We also learned about the benefits one gets for being an independent learner. Again if you haven’t already, I suggest you start from here:   ·       Why you must teach your child to become an independent learner.   As you may have learned from the previous lesson, most parents...
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Teach Your Kid To Become An Independent Learner

Many of us have received the message that the more involved we are in our children’s learning, the better off they will be.   Though to a large extent, this might be true, but in a way, sometimes getting too involved might do more harm than good. For example, once children enter middle school, help with homework can actually bring test scores down. Other involvement, such as meeting with...
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Does your child struggle with Homework? (Part 2)

In our last article, we learned why it is difficult for most kids today to complete homework’s, the struggles and why parents don’t need to be as involved as they think they might.   If you haven’t yet read this, I suggest you start from here:   ·       Does your child struggles with Homework?(Part 1)     In this post, however, we want to continue looking at the tactics to use...
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Does Your Child Struggle With Homework?

At this time that most kids have gone back to school, few are beginning to get used to the normal routine of reading, learning and most importantly working out homework.   Like many things, homework has become more complex and demanding than years before. Expectations are higher—for students and for teachers—and parents have the additional challenges of controlling iPad/smartphone/TV time,...
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Top 5 Back To School Tips For Parents

At this time where many schools are in session, kids find it difficult switching from the summer holiday enjoyment back to their normal school routine.   Starting the new school year can bring along great excitement as well as anxieties. Parents who take part in their children’s education can help calm their fears and also make a huge difference in their academic success.   The...
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Back to School Tips for Parents

Your family has had a fun, busy summer. Now that school is just a few weeks away, how can you best prepare your children for their school routine without cutting short their summer fun?    Transitioning from summer vacation to school is not an easy process for most children. It's important that students have a period of 10-14 days to readjust. To be effective, it must be a gradual process to...
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