popular topics in your child's performance in school

  • School and Learning
    Math Standards
    Math Standards
    Do you know what your child should be learning in math? Take our math standards quiz and see what you know. ...
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    Academic Achievements
    The Busy Parent's Guide to Raising Successful Students
    The Busy Parent's Guide to Raising Successful Students Research suggests that parental involvement in school is vital to a child's academic success. However, if you're a single parent, a working parent, or a parent with little spare time, you ma...
    Maya Cohen
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Minimum IQ and Screening for Gifted Program
    Unfortunately, many schools screen for achievement or intelligence, and do further testing only if the child scores at a high level initially. ...
  • 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
  • Kids
    Behavioral Problems
    Your Child's Behavior Away from Home
    Your Child's Behavior Away from Home You send your child out into the world (scrubbed, neat, and shining like the sun, though that's never certain), and from the time she's very little, she's got a life of her own. Friendships, rivalries, heartb...
  • 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...
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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
    Concerns About Homeschooling
    Questions About Time Spent and Tests Given in Homeschooling
    Every family approaches homeschooling differently. For parents who wish to have their children tested, standardized tests are available throughout the year, depending on the grade and type of test. ...
  • School and Learning
    Helping With Homework
    Homework Hassles!
    Our expert suggests how to keep a child on-task with his homework. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    Gifted and Bored
    Our expert offers a number of suggestions to a gifted high-schooler who complains of boredom. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    Student Has Crush on Teacher
    Teachers should not be looking for girlfriends or boyfriends among their students. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    Talking About Testing with My Child
    Parents often need to reassure a child in a low-key manner before testing, but should never force a reluctant child. ...
  • 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...
  • School and Learning
    Underachieving
    Middle-Schooler's Grades Slipping
    Slipping grades might indicate a bigger problem than learning to adjust to middle school. ...
  • 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. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    My Son's Teacher Is Too Tough
    The attitude you have about your child's teacher can affect your child's success with that teacher. ...
  • 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
    Behavior Issues
    Out of Control at School
    Talk to your pediatrician first if your child seems to be out of control at school. ...