How to Ensure Your Child/Children are School Ready

How to Ensure Your Child/Children are School Ready By Paula-Elizabeth Jordan   I wanted to write this article for two reasons. First because the next term after the summer holidays is, in a lot of countries, when children either start school, or move up to the next academic year. Also, reflecting on my own childhood, despite [...]

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Communication

Some of the most important and influential people who will ever enter your child's life are their school teachers. Second to parents and family members, school teachers will spend the greatest amount of time with your children and have the closest relationships with them. Therefore, it is important that you as a parent develop a [...]

The Importance of Science Education

With society constantly changing there is always controversy over what to teach the children. While the basics are always taught in the classroom, such as Math, History and English. Not every child gets science education and so parents should start with this right at home.   Why is science education so important to learn, even [...]

Most parents are trying as hard as they can

I worked in a large urban high school for 5 years. When I first started, I remember talking to my colleagues about student issues and hearing that it was not worthwhile to call the parent because "they don't care about their kids." I always thought this was weird and found it hard to believe. How [...]

Setting Screen Time Rules

In this new age of technological advancement, it's somewhat difficult to know where to draw the line at times. On one hand you want to be able to provide your child with the necessary skills and materials needed to keep up in a rapidly expanding world. On the other hand, it is not entirely healthy [...]

3 Reasons to Visit Your Child’s School Each and Every Year

In order for children to have every possible advantage during the upcoming school year, parental involvement must begin even before classes do. The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement released a study which indicates that within the United States approximately 64% of all differences in academic achievement between schools were directly attributed to [...]

Ideas for After School Activities

At one point and time "after school activities" were firmly divided between belonging to a school-sponsored activity and the unscheduled free time that kids were left with. In this current era though parents are continually worried over the future of their children and as a result tend to take the inclusion of after-school activities to [...]

Top 5 Apps for Students

It's back to school time. Some kids went joyfully, others with dismay. Whether they like school or hate it, many students will turn to technology to help them along the way. Here are some of the best apps for students on the market now.   1) EasyBib Copying another person's answer from a test is wrong. Using a [...]