Word Wonder

Teaching a new word to your child can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 tips to help: Try not to overdo it.Don’t expect your child to learn 10 new words a day. One or two a day is more than enough and it will be more likely to stick. Say…



Test Anxiety Tips

Test Anxiety can come to anyone. It’s a common feeling, but you don’t have to let it get the better of you. If you’re feeling anxious, just remember the acronym RELAX: Read, Examine, Label, Always (check), and X (out)! Read the question carefully. If you miss a word in the question, you could miss the…


Parent Teacher Meeting

Conference Questions

It’s that time of year for Parent-Teacher Conferences, and some parents may be wondering exactly how they should handle them. You want to know how your child is doing, but you’re worried the teacher may reveal the worst. Here are a few questions you can ask your child, the teacher, and yourself to help the…



Back to School

The new school year is rapidly approaching (where did the summer go?), and that means it’s time to get back to the academic grind. But “Back to School” time doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are a few ideas on how to stay organized and make it a great year. Get a planner. Not only that, but…