Education

Learn more about educating your children within our education section. Articles cover preschool to college.

Ways to Boost Your Child’s Test Scores

Staff
With student achievement becoming one of the driving concerns in many school district action plans, parents are often encouraged to “do their part” in supporting school efforts to boost their...

Why Do So Many Students Need Tutoring?

Dan Kenitz
Ask yourself a simple question: if today’s education system were effective, how many students would need tutoring? Your answers will probably vary. Sure, some students have genuine special needs that...

What to Consider When Choosing a College

Stef Daniel
It’s amazing that sheer children…you know the ones that think a perfect day means sleeping until 2pm – only to wake up and play videogames or chat on Facebook for...

Holding Your Child Back From Kindergarten

Staff
One of the hardest decisions a mom can make is whether to hold her child back from starting Kindergarten or not. This is especially true if you’re the sentimental type,...

Should You Send Your Child to Day Care

Stef Daniel
A completely new breed of parents has erupted over the last two decades. With those parents, has been the rapid birth of all sorts of brick and mortar institutions with...

What College or Universities Can’t Teach

Staff
Here’s a secret none of your teachers will tell you: the most important lessons you learn will probably not be learned in a classroom. Once you learn that, a whole...

How to Survive a Parent-Teacher Conference

Staff
Many parents are a bit intimidated when parent-teacher conference week arrives. Following a few guidelines will help make it an enjoyable – and very valuable – experience. Define what the...