Q: My 14-year-old son started high school this year and immediately fell into his old bad habits. He’s intelligent and capable of making consistently excellent grades, but he often does less than he’s capable of. He also tends to wait until the last minute before he begins something like a book report. I’m on the...
The vast majority of teachers — 94 percent — say it’s important for them to know that a child’s parents are divorcing, but just 23 percent of divorcing parents say they told their child’s teacher, according to a new study.
Advice from Amy McCready, founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and author of “The ‘Me, Me, Me’ Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World”
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Educators increasingly see digital games as a language that many students seem to intuitively understand, so they’re trying to use that language to make playing facilitate learning.
Jada Hickerson's day begins at 5:30 a.m. and typically doesn't end until midnight. And even that schedule leaves barely enough time for school, homework and her job at a local fast food restaurant. "It's stressful," says the 17-year-old, a senior at Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, Mass. "It's too much." Hickerson's opinion is shared...
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Many parents don’t know much about independent schools, and even if they’ve heard the term before, they might not know how to begin to check them out. If you weren’t an independent school student in your youth, it might seem like a mysterious club that’s tough to approach, let alone join. Are independent schools the...Provided by Puget Sound Independent Schools