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Help Your Child to be a Better Reader

There is good news for parents who want to help their child become a better reader. By taking a few simple steps, parents can put their child on the path to reading success, and the summer is the perfect time to start.


Making Writing Easier For Your Child

For the past 14 years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with children from K to12 in a variety of subjects, but primarily in English, Language Arts and Humanities. I’ve been both a classroom teacher and a tutor lending academic support to children in the regular school system and those who are homeschooled. To that end, I’d like to broach a topic I know will be sensitive to many parents - falling into the trap of being your child’s secretary. Unsure what I’m talking about?



12 Great Memory Strategies for Better Grades

All of us, students and non-students alike, forget important things. This happens when we don’t transfer information into long-term memory. It is important to know how to do this in order to do well in school and beyond.


10 Strategies to Help You & Your Child Survive Homework

Is homework wreaking havoc in your home? If the answer is yes, then finding the real causes behind the homework problems, and taking steps to resolve them, will improve both school success and family harmony. How do we know? Homework is the single biggest issue affecting home life, according to many of the parents. Here are the 10 most common causes of homework problems, along with suggestions to help you resolve them.


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