Back to School Survival Guide for Students and Parents

By karengray

Summer is coming to an end and parents and students are preparing to return to homework, tests, and extracurricular activities. Some kids will be learning from home at least part time, changing schools, or going off to college. In an already stressful time, going back to school can add to the tensio...

09.01.20 09:57 PM - Comment(s)

Remember More of What You Learn

By karengray

Remember More of What You Learn

Knowing what your learning style is will help you to process, integrate, and access information more effectively. Some people learn best by listening, some have to see something done or read it for themselves, and others have to do it to learn it. Most everyone is stro...

08.25.20 07:20 PM - Comment(s)

Set Your Kids Up for Success!

By karengray

I know that it is the middle of Summer, and that no one really wants to think about school starting again, but the reality is that many schools will open in just a few short, sunny weeks.

I was reminded of this the other day when I asked my daughter how she was doing on her summer reading assignment....

07.24.18 01:04 PM - Comment(s)

Relieving Test Anxiety...

By karengray

“Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.”

~  Rose Kennedy

What is Stress?

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge. Though stress is often perceived as bad, it can actually be good in many ways. The right kind of stress can sharpen the mind and reflexes. ...

04.09.18 10:55 PM - Comment(s)

Help Your Student Find Their Learning Style and Succeed!

By karengray

Every parent of a school-aged child knows the desire to see them succeed without struggling. One way that we can help our kids meet their academic potential is by helping them to better understand the way that they learn.

Most people have a preferred way to learn. Some learn best by listening, some h...

10.05.17 11:02 AM - Comment(s)