Archive for 'Education'

Learning to Budget

Learning to Budget

Teaching kids to budget their allowances, learning to save and spend. Learning to Budget When it comes to learning life skills, it’s important to help teach kids about budgeting.  Whether they get their money from an [...]

Initiating Homework

Initiating Homework

 Some ideas on how to jump-start kids to do their homework. Initiating Homework When it comes to all the things that kids have to learn at school, well, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours [...]

Trouble Signs in the Primary Grades

Trouble Signs in the Primary Grades

Some of the signs that your early grader is having trouble learning. Trouble Signs in Primary Grades Do you think your young child is struggling in school?  Maybe your child is slow to warm up to [...]

Kindergarten & Reading

Kindergarten & Reading

A look at what kids begin to learn when they’re in kindergarten. Kindergarten & Reading Once children enter kindergarten, many kids begin to learn to read.  Granted it won’t be War and Peace, but they will [...]

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children  scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]

Over-scheduled Kids

Over-scheduled Kids

When those after school lessons are just too much of a good thing Over-scheduled Kids With all the wonderful after school lessons available to kids today, it can be pretty tempting to fill their time with [...]

The Shutdown Learner

The Shutdown Learner

The important role fathers have in their children’s education, coming up next on The Parent Report. Dad’s and Kids Education There’s a lot of research that shows children who have dads who care and get involved [...]

How to Praise Good Grades

How to Praise Good Grades

 Is there a right way to praise good grades? Praising Grades When a child comes home with high marks, what parent doesn’t want to jump up and praise them? Sometimes it’s even tempting to reward them [...]

Homework and Parents

Homework and Parents

The right balance to helping our kids with homework and school projects. Homework and Parents As parents, we only want the best for our children’s education.  But sometimes we can go a little too far in [...]

Troubles in Early School

Troubles in Early School

 Some early warning signs that your child is having difficulty learning. Troubles in Early School So often, difficulties in school don’t reveal themselves until a child is in the primary grades at school.  But sometimes there [...]