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Bullying - What’s a Parent to Do?

Most of us recall our school days with a mixture of nostalgia and hazy memories. It was a long time ago. We knew bullies and probably had some run-ins with them over the years. In every era there are those children, both boys and girls, who engage in bullying behaviors. Parents walk a fine line when helping their children to deal with bullying behaviors.

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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?


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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.

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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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