Author: Becky Adams

5 Ways Gifted Children Can Benefit from an Enrichment Academy

Gifted children need special attention. Schools often don’t have the resources to provide special attention for gifted students, however. This is because schools typically focus on the regular classrooms and students who are behind first rather than gifted students. Gifted …
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Should Students Have Homework over Winter Break?

For many families, winter break is a time to relax, have fun, and spend some quality time together. Both parents and children relish in the break they have outside of their academic and professional lives. However, sometimes during the winter …
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Common Core Myths and Facts

The Common Core State Standards often receive negative attention from news outlets, politicians, and parents. Often, this negative attention stems from assumptions about the Common Core Standards that are simply not true. I explained what the Common Core Math and …
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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Starting kindergarten will be one of the biggest milestones of your child’s life—it will also be one of the biggest milestones in your parenting life. Kissing your child goodbye on that first day of kindergarten will not only be a …
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Common Educational Terms: A Glossary

Are you confused when you hear educational jargon? Whether you read news articles on education, discuss your child’s progress with a teacher, or even read our blog posts, it’s almost impossible to avoid these educational words. Just like medical jargon …
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