Adjusting to middle school can be scary for young teenagers who are leaving the safety and comfort of elementary school. Social and academic transistion matters.Read More
College may be about two years away, but it is not too early to start the admissions process. Creating a college checklist for juniors can keep them organized.Read More
College essays can be a daunting task, but there is no time like the present to get started on them. You can follow these tips to make the right impression.Read More
The benefits of team sports go beyond the field and into the classroom for many children. Consider the many ways that youth sports and academics is a good marriage.Read More
If your child is midway through high school, you both should be thinking about starting a college search. These tips can help you learn how to find a good fit.Read More
Making the Best of Social Media and Education
Parents are bombarded by news stories about the dangers of social media for children, from elementary to high school. Without a doubt, there are some serious issues that can affect the safety of children that go beyond just too much screen time. Parents know about the risks of cyber bullying as well as concerns about what your teenagers post and how it might impact college admissions.
Any technology can be used in beneficial as well as harmful ways. What if educators and parents focused on using social media and education as a way to stimulate students and help them develop study habits? The good news is that many schools are already implementing a constructive approach to social media in an effort to recognize its importance as a communication tool and to connect in a positive way to students in this tech-savvy generation.Read More