PCA 2020

School Aged

Five Tips to Prod Your Child out of Procrastinating

As I overheard a conversation with a parent discussing her child’s routine and the late hour the child completed her homework the night before, I thought about how easily we allow our kids to slip into procrastinating habits that result in disastrous consequences. Instead of encouraging behavior toward meeting their responsibilities, we allow distracted effort or inaction. If we teach our kids to overcome the temptation of procrastinating, we give them a valuable skill that reaches into adulthood. 

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On the Mark – Key Steps for a Successful Parent-Teacher Interview

With the various preparations for school, parents also need to think about parent-teacher conferences. For some parents, it’s a meeting to look forward to and for other parents, this conference may cause some apprehension. However, there are simple ways to get ready for the meeting and solutions to make it a productive time for both you and your child.

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New School? No Worries

If your child is starting a new school this year, they may be concerned about finding their classroom, getting along with their teacher or making new friends. Academic pressure increases kids’ anxieties. As a parent, you can help your child confront and conquer new-school jitters.

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Smart Study Strategies

Fun, smart ways to help your kid study effectively for reading, spelling, math, science and social studies tests.

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