Back to School

Students in Cincinnati elementary schools didn’t get a full summer break from their classrooms this year, and educators are hoping the change makes a difference in student achievement. During the month of June, elementary students were given an opportunity to participate in the Fifth Quarter program, spending several weeks with their teacher for the upcoming […]

To the delight of parents everywhere, it’s back-to-school time here in the United States of America. Time for kids to wake up early and ride those chauffer-driven yellow buses that deliver them to their educations! And regardless of how last school year may have ended, this is the time for our kids to start fresh […]

It is time for students around the country to go back to school, and everywhere they will be receiving advice on how to have a successful academic year. But what about their parents? http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/life_style/home_family_life_style/20882

It seems like only yesterday kids were running out of school to begin summer break. Now, our thoughts are turning towards preparing them for the new school year. Already, stores are trying to entice parents with their back to school offers on anything from clothing to stationary. The following tips will allow kids and parents […]

Beginning preschool is exciting for some children and for others, it is an anxiety-filled and stressful event that they have no desire to do whatsoever. One of the biggest differences between the excited child and the one that fears this day is how prepared he or she feels about the event prior to its arrival. […]

In addition to studying and working hard in school, being organized is just as important in order to be successful. Not only is it a good trait to learn now, it will be a valuable asset in adulthood as well, when entering the workforce. With hectic schedules, changing classes and needing different materials for each […]

It’s well-known that the way you perform on a test does not necessarily reflect your intelligence or aptitude. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like the mainstream educational system is likely to change their testing habit any time soon. So even though you may not agree with the philosophy of test taking, you’ll still need to do […]

If your child is scared of school, there must be a reason. “Scared of school” is the same concept as feeling fear, and in order to feel fear, there must be a threat of some kind that is affecting your child’s perception of the school environment. There are many reasons why your child may feel […]

Whether you are a student looking for ways to ensure that homework gets done as quickly and as smoothly as possible, or an adult wanting to encourage your children to complete their homework as accurately as possible, there are a number of ways that you can maintain good homework habits. Get to it as soon […]

To pack a school lunch your child will enjoy, you need to balance nutrition with fun, likable foods. Kids throw away a lot of food at lunchtime, both from purchased school lunches and lunches brought from home. Even the most lovingly packed lunch can become trash can fodder if its contents make the child or […]

The scope and impact of school bullying is extremely worrying to say the least. School bullies can turn the lives of their victims upside down, and the problem is made worse by teachers who are unwilling or unable to deal with it. Unfortunately, bullying affects a large number of students in schools all over the […]