Why it’s Important to Develop Writing Skills Young

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Writing is one of the most important fundamental skills children develop in their early schooling years. Writing is the foundation of communication. Learning to do it well is absolutely vital, and it’s best to do so at as young an age as reasonably possible. Good writing skills will come in handy throughout your life, and… Read more »

What Are the 5 Types of Writing?

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As your child develops their writing skills, they will start experimenting with different types of writing. In general, there are five types of writing that your child will need to learn throughout their education. These include narrative, analytical, expository, persuasive, and argumentative writing. Learn more about each type below: Narrative Writing Most works of fiction… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Organizational Skills

In many cases, poor organizational skills are the reason for poor school performance. While some children are naturally inclined to be more organized, others struggle to keep on top of everything. Thankfully, though, there are ways to help your child develop their organizational skills. Here’s how: Use a checklist Checklists are simple and straightforward, making… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination—it’s every person’s worst enemy. It’s frustrating enough when we catch ourselves putting off important tasks, but it can be even more so when we catch our children doing the same thing. There can be many reasons why this happens—anxiety, poor time management, apathy, etc.—but thankfully, there are just as many solutions. Ask questions Before… Read more »

5 Signs Your Child Needs a Tutor

Every student, at one time or another, will have a class or subject that they struggle with. Often times, one-on-one instruction with a parent or teacher is all the help they need, but other times this isn’t enough. While a series of bad report cards are usually a good sign that your child needs extra… Read more »

4 Tips for Motivating Your Child to Read

Some kids are born bookworms. For others, however, getting them to read can be an every day battle. Reading regularly can bring many benefits to both children and adults, so it’s important to instill a love of reading as early as possible. But if your child is reluctant to pick up a book, here are… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child is Struggling in School

No matter what you do, there will come a time when your child will start struggling in school. It may be in one subject, or multiple subjects, but it will likely be a very challenging time for you both. There are, however, ways to get through this: Have open lines of communication As a parent,… Read more »