Archive for 'Education'

Driving to School

Driving to School

Keeping teens safe when they drive to school. Driving to School Did your teen work and save for a car this summer?   Or maybe she uses the family car to get to school some days.  Believe [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

The middle school and high school years can be filled with all sorts of bumps along the way. But there are ways to help make the move out of elementary school a little easier for your [...]

Stress in High School

Stress in High School

Signs that your teen may find high school to be a bit overwhelming. Stress in High School From peers difficulties, to academic pressure, the high school years can be a very stressful time in a teen’s [...]

Girls and Education

Girls and Education

Setting high expectations for our daughter’s education. Girls and Education There was a   time when girls rarely went onto university or college. Today, more than 50% of university degrees are awarded to women.  Still, many girls [...]

Over-Scheduling Your Kids During School

Over-Scheduling Your Kids During School

How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]

School Trips

School Trips

A look at the many benefits of the overnight school trip. School Trips Whether it’s to travel to a new country, a band trip, or a school sports league, overnight school trips can be a child’s [...]

Overcoming Homework Battles with Your Kids

Overcoming Homework Battles with Your Kids

With a few tips, you can overcome homework battles with your children. Homework Battles Today, kids can get a lot of homework, and getting them to do it can be a running battle in many homes. [...]

Smart but Scattered

Smart but Scattered

Written especially for parents, this accessible, state-of-the-science guide provides crucial knowledge and tools for supporting school-age kids who lack or lag behind in executive skills–the core, brain-based habits of mind required to “execute” tasks like getting [...]

Preparing Teens for College and University

Preparing Teens for College and University

Is your teen planning on attending college or university?  Here’s how to help them prepare for their higher education. College Preparation Preparing a teen for college or university requires more than just a good grade point [...]