Monthly Archives: October 2016

Five Tips for the Parent with a Gifted (and Bored) Child

 Five Tips for the Parent with a Gifted (and Bored) Child Being a gifted student is a wonderful thing… most of the time. When a child isn’t being sufficiently challenged at school, it’s easy for them to get bored, restless, and frustrated. This can cause a variety of issues, from misbehaving to mentally checking out from…
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When Should Parents Intervene at School?

When Should Parents Intervene at School? It’s the million dollar question. Where do you draw the line between being an attentive, involved parent and being a suffocating helicopter parent? How can you use your own life experience to help your teen while still allowing them to learn from their own mistakes? When, oh when, should…
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Tips & Tricks for Students with Dyslexia

Tips & Tricks for Students with Dyslexia  Having a learning disability adds an extra level of difficulty to the already challenging work in school. Dyslexia is a learning disability that actually describes a cluster of different difficulties, all dealing with language. It can make reading, transcribing notes, pronouncing words, writing papers, and many other tasks…
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True Life: My Teacher Hates Me

True Life: My Teacher Hates Me         It’s a sucky feeling when someone dislikes you. It can make you feel frustrated, uncomfortable in your own skin, and reluctant to be around them. But what happens when the person who dislikes you also teaches you? You can’t get out of seeing them daily, you can’t ignore…
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