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  • School and Learning
    Report Cards
    Parents' Custom Report Card Kit
    Parents' Custom Report Card KitHow Will You React? Whether it's As, Ds, or grades in between -- what's the best way to react to your child's report card? Read on to find your situation and a custom list of tips, along with ideas to help your chi...
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    Underachieving
    Middle-Schooler's Grades Slipping
    Slipping grades might indicate a bigger problem than learning to adjust to middle school. ...
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    Underachieving
    Underachieving Teens
    Underachieving Teens Most parents find it difficult to tolerate a teen whom they feel isn't trying. His or her refusal to do homework is often an indirect way of expressing anger and confusion. Under-achievement in kids can be caused by many thi...
  • School and Learning
    Grades
    Freshman Grades Were Terrible
    When a student is embarrassed by his freshman year performance, he needs to perform a self-exam of his academic year. ...
  • School and Learning
    Underachieving
    Honor Roll Student Now Failing to Complete Homework
    Our expert advises a parent to help her underachieving son understand his responsibilities for completing homework. ...
  • School and Learning
    8th Grade Milestones and Obstacles
    Stepson Is Failing Eighth Grade
    The best response is to back off and expect your stepson to take responsibility for his schoolwork. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Stress
    My Parents Are Pressuring Me to Get Perfect Grades
    When parents behave like this, it can make a kid feel that the only time she is appreciated by her parents is when she gets high grades. ...
  • 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.
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    ADHD
    ADHD, Bright, and Failing
    Learn what to do when Is your child with ADHD is very bright, but not motivated to do his schoolwork. ...
  • School and Learning
    Grades
    Seventh-Grader Can't Bring Grades Up
    Seventh grade is a very tough transition year, and often students and their parents have to change the way they approach studying. ...
  • School and Learning
    Grades
    Eighth-Grader's Grades Are Dropping
    This child appears to be manifesting a typical eighth-grade, second-quarter trait -- feeling that "it won't happen to me and I don't need any help." ...
  • School and Learning
    Underachieving
    Motivating a First Grader
    A six-year-old first grader is not about to choose a life of purposeful underachievement! ...
  • School and Learning
    Underachieving
    Eighth-Grader Not Trying in School
    Not doing well might be a bid for attention -- any kind of attention, even if it's bad. ...
  • School and Learning
    Grades
    Reversing Negative Academic Trends
    When a child's aptitude in a particular subject is declining, you can take steps to reverse the trend. ...
  • School and Learning
    Grades
    When a Good Student Begins to Fail
    Fearing that a child will fail is normal, but whether or not she does is her choice. The parent's role is to be patient and set good boundaries. ...
  • School and Learning
    Preparing for College
    Sports Scholarship, but Bad Grades
    Our expert advises a high school senior about possible next steps. ...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Transition to Middle School
    11-year-old Musician Suddenly Ignoring Academics
    It is not unusual for any student's grades to slip initially upon entry into junior high. ...