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Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

Exercise Boosts Children’s School Performance

When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]

Shy Kids and Socialization

Shy Kids and Socialization

The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]

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 [...]

How Sleep Affects Education

How Sleep Affects Education

The connection between adequate sleep and good grades. Sleep and Education How many hours of sleep is your child getting?  If your answer is 8, then chances are your child isn’t getting enough sleep.  In fact, [...]

School Super Projects

School Super Projects

 Should parents help out on those giant school projects? School Super Projects So, your child came home with a gigantic science project. Do you get involved with helping to build it, or is that cheating? Well, [...]

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Parent/Teacher Meetings

A look at why those parent-teacher meetings are so important. Parent/Teacher Meetings Once school is well underway, parent-teacher conferences start to pop up. As a parent, it’s your chance to express any concerns about your child’s [...]

Holistic Education

Holistic Education

Why educating kids needs to be about more than just marks. Holistic Education Hi. I’m Joanne Wilson with The Parent Report. When it comes to educating our children, we often measure their success by their grades.  [...]

Children and Disruptive Classroom Behavior

Children and Disruptive Classroom Behavior

Is your child disruptive in school? While there are many reasons children become disruptive, it is important that parents treat it seriously. When children are disruptive in the classroom it can cause a lot of problems [...]

Middle School and Parental Involvement

Middle School and Parental Involvement

Why parents’ involvement is so vital during the middle school years. Middle School In middle school, kids are expected to show a lot of initiative, but parents can still help kids with time management, and provide [...]

Parents and Their Role in Homework

Parents and Their Role in Homework

How to help make homework a point of discussion rather than a battlefield. Homework and Parents Homework is one of those things that can become arunning battle. But by taking a proactive approach with your child, [...]