Homework Contract

Homework Contract   Student Name: _____________________________________________ Date: ____________________________ I understand that it is important to write down my homework assignments because: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I understand that it is important to bring home all materials I will need to complete my assignments  →

What Does The PSAT Cover?

What Does the PSAT Cover?  The PSAT, which underwent a redesign in 2015 to accompany the 2016 SAT redesign, is extremely similar to the SAT in both content and form.  There are three sections on the PSAT: Reading, Writing and Language and Math.  (There  →

9 Reasons to Get an At-Home Tutor This Summer

Top 9 Reasons to Get an In-Home Tutor This Summer     Summer is the perfect time to catch up. Now, that’s a hard sell to a student who just completed a year of sitting in class, but it’s true. Let’s  →

Mid Term Do-Over

This new term  starts a clean slate—a new chapter.  If you did poorly last semester, then this could be your do-over.  Not technically a do-over but hopefully a better semester this time! So how can students take advantage of that  →

Book Titles to Read Aloud to Your Children

Book Titles to Read Aloud to Your Children Reading aloud to children (even years after they can read on their own) reaps so many benefits. It introduces new vocabulary in a fun way. It enforces the importance of not just hearing,  →

How to Help Your Children Get Better Grades

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILDREN GET BETTER GRADES… Michael Phelps’ daily routine is very much like other swimmers’ routine – many hours spent in the pool, with added dry training, which largely involved weight training, isometrics and HIIT. Phelps trains  →

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Major Regrets? Trying to figure out which college major to stick with the next four (or so) years? Consider the experience of those who have gone before you. In a  →

How to Choose a Major Before College

How to Choose a Major Before College There’s a good chance that you will change your mind about your major at least once, if not more times, when you get to college. You’ll be exposed to a lot of options  →

Discipline Basics for Parents

Discipline Basics for Parents When I had my family with three young children, I was always looking to other parents/families to see how to do something better.  Friends of ours had 4 children and when the oldest son wanted the  →

Mistakes That Parents Can Make at the Beginning of the School Year

Mistakes That Parents Can Make at the Beginning of the School Year It seems like the summer ends a few days sooner every year….some schools in our area started up again mid-August!   What happened to all that time we thought  →
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