Month: December 2017

Types of Emergency Drill Procedures and School Closings Across America

The types of emergencies can sometimes depend on the region where you live. For example, the states along what is commonly called Tornado Alley are more likely to be hit with tornado weather more often than other states. That’s why knowing about the different types of emergency drill procedures and reasons for school closings can […]

Use Midterm Grades to Improve Your GPA

When students are new to high school, they may not know what to do with midterm grades. Some students may find them intimidating or even wish they didn’t have midterms at all. What they don’t know is that these scores are extremely useful and that you can even use midterm grades to improve your GPA […]

How Do Video Games Affect Kids’ Minds?

All parents get worried about letting their kids play video games or watch too much TV. Will it affect their brain development? Will it cause them to not do their schoolwork? Will it affect school performance? Will they hate books? How do video games affect kids’ minds? Will the effects be good or bad? While one […]

Ways to Keep Your Kids Active in the Winter

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suggest that kids should get at least 60 minutes a day of physical exercise per day. With colder temperatures approaching, staying active can be a challenge.  So here are some ways to keep your kids active in the winter. Outdoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Active 1. Build a […]

12 Snow Day Activities You Can Prepare Ahead of Time

Winter is just around the corner, and just as sure as snow will fall out of the sky, your school-age kids will probably end up with at least one snow day. Snow days, well-beloved of any child are usually welcome and unexpected days off. Unfortunately, snow days can also cause a lot of grief. I […]

Why Does My Student’s Teacher Need More Supplies?

Year after year parents are asked to buy more and more items for their child’s school supply needs.  Sometimes, they are even asked to buy more supplies later in the year. Without knowing why teachers need supplies, these requests can be frustrating, yet there can be many reasons that teachers need more supplies. Why Teachers Need […]