Monthly Archives: October 2016

31 Oct, 2016

4 Ways Your “Naughty” Child Will Benefit from Private School

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

Now that school is back in full swing and teachers have become acquainted with their students, more and more parents are receiving notes and calls from their children's teachers. These calls are rarely a good thing, and are often to address behavioral problems the child may be having. Many parents will react to these phone [...]

4 Ways Your “Naughty” Child Will Benefit from Private School 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
26 Oct, 2016

Protecting Your Child’s Internet Experience

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

The internet is a powerful thing.  It can be powerfully good, or powerfully evil.  Parents want to ensure their children experience the powerfully good part.  This is easier said than done.  Technology is moving at such a rapid pace it can be hard for a parent to keep up.  The intention of this article is [...]

Protecting Your Child’s Internet Experience 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
21 Oct, 2016

How to Equip Your Child for Success at College Life

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

As students transition back to school, those in the upper-level grades are thinking about graduation and beyond. What college they want to go to, what advanced classes they should take, and how they will succeed in getting into the college of their choice are some of the questions on their minds. However, one area that [...]

How to Equip Your Child for Success at College Life 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
17 Oct, 2016

Unraveling the Differences Between SpED & 504

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

Every child is unique with specific learning styles and learning methods that are just as distinct.  Modern education has trained us to view these differences as something to fear or avoid. Wouldn't education be far simpler if every student learned the exact same way or at the same pace?  This type of mentality is false [...]

Unraveling the Differences Between SpED & 504 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
13 Oct, 2016

To Class Rank or Not to Class Rank?

2018-06-25T11:20:26-05:00

In today’s competitive college admissions environment, high school administrators and school boards regularly grapple with the question of whether to rank graduates or not. This is a relatively recent phenomenon.  When most of today’s high school parents graduated from high school, there was no question class rank would be reported to colleges.  There was also [...]

To Class Rank or Not to Class Rank? 2018-06-25T11:20:26-05:00
11 Oct, 2016

4 Things Your Gifted and Talented Student Really Needs

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

Raising a student who is diagnosed as gifted and talented is a wonderful challenge. You're excited by their obvious gifts, but you may also struggle with the fact that your child will struggle to fit in within a normal school environment. Thankfully, there are programs in place to ensure that your child will be able [...]

4 Things Your Gifted and Talented Student Really Needs 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
7 Oct, 2016

How Delayed Gratification Can Help Your Student

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

To help your child have a more fulfilling and successful life, teach them to delay gratification.  If you can train only one thing, this would be the best focus.  While some might disagree with this assertion, objective proof of this assertion has roots in “The Marshmallow Experiment.”  In 1960, two Stanford professors conducted the Marshmallow [...]

How Delayed Gratification Can Help Your Student 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00
3 Oct, 2016

Will You Rejoice or Regret Hiring a Tutor?

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00

Considering today's highly competitive educational standards, it's not hard to see why more and more high-end schools are encouraging students to spend time outside of school with tutors. In order to keep up with a highly competitive school's rigorous standards, tutors are often a seemingly necessary part of a young student's education. However, despite the [...]

Will You Rejoice or Regret Hiring a Tutor? 2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00