Post-Covid Benefits of Taking a Gap Year

Originally published May 2009. After dealing with Covid-19 challenges this past year, should teens take a gap year to recover losses? The pandemic has been […]

11 Tips For Helping Your Child Manage A Lot Of Homework

One of the easiest ways for students to develop confidence in class is being able to turn in homework completed and on time. But in […]

How To Study At Home (Without Getting Distracted)

Studying at home has its perks: it’s a comfortable, low-pressure environment. However, there are a few reasons it can be difficult to study at home; […]

11 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Memory Power

Memory is an important part of building a solid foundation for learning, both in the classroom and beyond. Having a great memory can help your […]

Why Do Students Procrastinate?

You just found out that your child has big project… and it’s due tomorrow! Why do students put off a big project until the last […]

What You Need To Know About Blended Learning: The Basics & Benefits

Technology continues to rapidly change what is possible in the classroom. With new learning tools and educational software on the rise, educators are increasingly blending in-class and […]

What You Need To Know About Blended Learning: The Basics & Benefits

Technology continues to rapidly change what is possible in the classroom. With new learning tools and educational software on the rise, educators are increasingly blending in-class and […]

The Problem with Math

Studying for (and succeeding in) math is different than other subjects. Math is cumulative, meaning it builds upon earlier concepts and already mastered skills. This […]

7 Shortcuts to Completing Your Lesson Plan in Record Time

Creating organized and innovative lesson plans is an essential part of every teacher’s job. However, finding the time and the motivation can be difficult when […]

3 Tech Stats to Consider

It’s Cyber Monday AND the holidays are on the way, which means there’s probably more than one student with tech devices on his/her wishlist. While […]

Criticism Causes Teen Brains to (Literally) Shut Down

Communication can be tricky business between parents and teens and new research may have a suggestion as to why. According to an article on Wired.com, […]

Check Your Tech

Last week we shared some tech stats and spoke about some of the ways heavy tech use can affect students, so we thought we’d follow […]

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