Blog Posts in June, 2013

  • Should my Student Stay Back a Grade?

    This is the most difficult decision to make academically and socially for every student. If your student isn’t coping with the workload, pressing them on to higher grades can exacerbate the problem. ...
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  • Dealing Effectively with Bad Grades

    As the school year ends, report cards are due and for many students and parents, this is not a happy time. If your student has received bad grades or put in a disappointing performance, you want them ...
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  • Raising a Happy Middle Child

    We’ve all heard about middle child syndrome which is said to affect children in a negative way. Middle children have to compete with the accomplishments of their older siblings while vying for ...
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  • Prepare for Exams... Like a Boss!

    It’s so close to summer vacation that you can almost taste the slurpies and smell the sunblock, but before we get there, we have to get through exams. Exams are the best way to test large volumes of ...
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  • Have You Got a Family Emergency Plan?

    As we head into hurricane season and with a number of tornadoes, floods and high wind events already under our belts, it’s the perfect time to discuss emergency plans with your families. Being ...
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  • Key Indicators of Apserger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is one that affects the social interaction of students that are otherwise smart and capable. Their inability to react appropriately to social cues and engage in small talk may ...
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  • What to Do When Your Child Bullies

    Bullying is endemic and is something all parents should be concerned about. There’s so much help for students who are being bullied and their parents, but few of us take a moment to consider the ...
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  • Great Summer Reads for Elementary School Children

    Summer is here and you want to keep your elementary students engaged and reading with these great summer books! Popular Clone, by M.E. Castle Protagonist Fisher Bas is a nerd, but he blames his ...
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