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  • School and Learning
    Academic Achievements
    Tips for Raising a Successful Student
    Tips for Raising a Successful Student Numerous factors contribute to a child's success in school, but research groups such as the Harvard Family Research Project agree that parental involvement and influence weigh heavily among them. Knowing how...
    Maya Cohen
  • Motivation
    How to Motivate an Underachiever
    How to Motivate an Underachiever Dino's been on the sofa so long he'll need surgery to have it removed. He's convinced that no matter how much homework, studying, or paying attention in class he does, he won't get good grades. He thinks that luck...
  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Son Doesn't Care About School and Grades
    No one can make a child care about something. It may be time for this parent to change her focus. ...
  • School and Learning
    Helping With Homework
    Homework Hassles!
    Our expert suggests how to keep a child on-task with his homework. ...
  • School and Learning
    Study Skills
    Achieving Educational Success
    Achieving Educational SuccessIn my school life, I've been every kind of student. As a little kid, I was in love with learning. I would spend hours building things with my hands or talking about ideas or stories that got me excited. Come elementar...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • Kids
    Fostering Independence
    Eighth-Grader Is Not Working at Her Potential
    You need to let your daughter do it her own way, even if that means squeaking by or failing. ...
  • Academic Achievements
    Under Pressure! 7 Tips for Managing School-Related Anxiety
    Many kids are feeling intense pressure to excel, thanks in part to changes in homework and testing, a focus on college admissions from an earlier age, plus new forms of social pressure. Feeling a bit of stress can keep kids focused and motivated ...
    Erin Dower
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • School and Learning
    Helping With Homework
    Eighth-Grader Lying About Homework
    Begin by conferencing with your son's school counselor, all his teachers, and him to determine what exactly is going on and to work out a plan. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    Gifted 12-Year-Old Gets No Special Treatment
    When there is no gifted curriculum in your child's school, there are other ways to keep him challenged. ...
  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Sixth-Grader Rushing Through Homework
    When a child is rushing through her work, the real problem is finding out why. ...
  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Parents Have Unrealistic Academic Expectations
    Parents who make unrealistic demands of their kids risk seeing their kids' mental, emotional and physical well-being severely compromised. ...
  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Seventh-Grader Isn't Motivated
    It's important to enjoy your child's growing up process and to accept him as he is. Praise his achievements and give him help when he needs it, but don't take responsibility for his deadlines. ...
  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Thirteen-Year-Old Lacks Motivation
    All children are motivated. The real task is to find out what motivates them. ...
  • School and Learning
    Academic Achievements
    Fourteen-Year-Old Doesn't Enjoy School
    As long as a teen is handing in his homework and not getting into trouble, his parents should be grateful. ...
  • School and Learning
    Hobbies and Interests
    What Will Your Child Be When He Grows Up?
    Fashion designer or investment banker? Novelist or defense attorney? It can be fun to think about what your child will be when she grows up. Take this quiz to see if she's already showing signs of her future successes! ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • School and Learning
    Motivation
    Seventh-Grader Fails to Turn in Homework
    There are several things you can do to help your child remember to turn in his schoolwork, but he will have to accept the responsibility. ...