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10 Ways to Be an Advocate for Your Bullied Child

Unfortunately, bullying in schools is an issue that has existed, does exist, and will continue to exist. Many schools are now implementing anti-bullying programs in an effort to combat this issue. They may include stricter definitions for what bullying is, how they plan to address it, and plans to ...

Helping Your Children with Revision

As examinations come closer, students start panicking due to the lack of studying. It is not possible to remember what they have learned in classes weeks ago. In such critical times, parents play a crucial role. A parent's correct guidance makes everything easier. So, how do you help your child ...

Is Your K-6 Child Struggling with Science?

Searching for an innovative but fun method to maintain your child's attention for science? Luckily, science has the potential to become one of the most involved subjects, depending on how it is taught. If your child is struggling to enjoy science in school, you can try a few fun projects at hom ...

Tech-Free School is the "In" Thing for Parents Now

The question we need to ask ourselves now is why are Tech Executives sending their kids to tech-free schools?On October 22, 2011, the New York Times articles ran an interesting story on the trend of high-tech executives in Silicon Valley preferring to send their kids to schools that are free of tec ...

Is Homeschooling Right For You?

Today more and more parents are choosing to homeschool their children. This can be for a variety of reasons such as personal family schedule, illness, religious/cultural, or the parents don’t like the local school choices. There are both pros and cons to homeschooling, which I’ve tried ...

Use Print Books, Not E-Books, with Young Readers

I like my Kindle, but I’m not convinced that e-books are a good idea for the youngest readers. I’d rather see children enthralled with reading itself than with yet another piece of technology. I’m not the only person who is hesitant about using e-readers with those who are just le ...

Parents' Education and Students' Performance

Parental education enriches students’ achievements at school either positively or negatively and helps them make the right choices and then learn from their successes and failures. Therefore, parental involvement is an essential factor in enhancing students’ abilities to learn and achie ...