Want your child to score an advantage over others when it comes time to get into college? Advanced Placement (AP) classes offer a chance for high school students to earn college credits in courses like math, science, history, English, computer science, and languages. What does it take to get into an AP class and why should your child consider them? We take a closer look.
Students with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) face unique challenges in school. While the mountain might seem difficult to climb, there are ways to scale to the highest peaks. Teachers play a big role, of course, but so do you as parents. We look at ways you can empower your child with ADD and help him or her succeed despite all obstacles.
How does your child learn? Every child has a different way of processing information. Most students fall into one of five learning styles: visual, auditory, verbal/linguistic, kinesthetic, or logical. Each style has different strengths and challenges when it comes to classroom instruction and lessons. Find out the typical traits of each learning style, so you can identify your childâs predominant style and help him or her succeed.
Do you have a child with special needs? His or her education matters as much as any student. Individual education programs (IEPs) are designed to help students with disabilities or who may need extra help to succeed. 504 plans help ensure that every child has access to the accommodations necessary to participate in school. Find out more about how IEPs and 504 plans work and if they might provide the right education resources for your child with special needs.
The good news about daydreaming Is your child a daydreamer? Does he or she get lost in fantasies or just âthinkingâ about things? Do not panic! Daydreaming is perfectly natural for many kids. Experts believe it has a number of benefits, as well. Still, you may want to teach your child how to minimize episodes of daydreaming to ensure he or she can focus when required. We provide 5 tips to help.
Soft Skills Are âSuccess in Lifeâ Skills Do you know the term âsoft skillsâ and why they are vital to your childâs success? Sure, an impressive college resume or degree might gain interest from an employer. Displaying soft skills can help land that job and impress employers in the workplace. Unfortunately, many students have not developed soft skills. We discuss why they matter in the workplace and the role of educators and parents in cultivating them.