Category: Resources

5 Reasons ESL Students and Their Parents Should Speak English at Home

It’s easy to say that ESL students and parents should speak English at home to help students learn English faster and better (and it’s true), but just saying it may not be enough to understand why that’s the case. Here are some specific examples that can help. It’s Important to Speak English at Home to… […]

How Does Winter Affect My Child’s Health & What Can I Do About It?

Winter is great for sledding challenges, building snowmen, and playing cold-weather sports. Unfortunately, winter can also wreak havoc on every inch of your routine and the health of everyone in your family, especially the youngest. Kids are especially vulnerable to the harsh winds and cold temperatures of winter, so it might be a good idea […]

How Do I Prevent My Sick Child from Falling Behind in School?

It’s that time of year again when it seems like everyone is falling sick with something. Kids are especially susceptible to illness because schools are littered with different types of germs. Parents want to keep their children in school so that they don’t fall behind in schoolwork, but they also want to be courteous to […]

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 […]

13 Best Midterm Study Tips for High School

When students get to high school, you hope that they already know how to study, including which study methods work best for them. If your student doesn’t, however, or the usual methods aren’t working well enough, check out our best midterm study tips for high school. Maybe, there’s one or two your student hasn’t considered […]

Is My Child Ready for the SAT or ACT?

Whether you have a senior with limited remaining test dates, or you’re simply planning ahead, you may have asked yourself this question: “ Is my child ready for the SAT or ACT? ” I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not an easy question, and I’m not going to lie and say that I […]

How Does a Healthy Diet Affect Academic Performance?

When we think about ways to improve academic performance in school, we often think about reading, studying, taking extra classes and making sure not to watch too much TV. Nutrition is often overlooked even though a healthy diet from a young age can help with academic performance, brain function, and test scores. Starting Young A […]