For Parents: Helping your Child Find Success in School

As the 2012-2013 school year approaches, many students and parents may be feeling a bit anxious as the thoughts of homework, tests, sport practices, and parent conferences are all just a few weeks away.  As a parent, it is our natural instinct to want to assist your child in every way possible.  It makes sense to contemplate that parents who are more involved in their child’s academic lives will yield greater achievement results.  A recent NY Times editorial challenges the way many of us think about the right approach in supporting our students from home and what research says are the best methods for getting positive results in school.  Please click on the link below and enjoy the article.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/opinion/sunday/raising-successful-children.html?smid=pl-share

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