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Thanks to growing competition from around the world, students must work harder than ever. Here are the skills that kids will need to compete.
As a parent, you want to keep high standards for you child. But what do high standards look like?
Getting outside help for your high schooler has become mainstream. But, how do you get the best help?
Here are some guidelines to help you child make New Year's school resolutions that will last.
Your kid may feel helpless about school, but that shouldn't mean that you feel helpless too. In fact, it's just the time to think positive and turn your child's perception of school around. Learn how with our top nine tips.
Parents seem obligated to use the report card moment as a pep talk. But experts aren't sure this is the right way to go.
It's an age-old tactic: want to get your kid to try hard in school? Pay for grades! Lots of families have tried it, but does it really work?
There are lots of fun ways to nurture individual learning styles and independent thinking skills at home. Here's what the experts suggest.
Martin Luther King, Jr. taught us that leadership is about working together. Here are some ways to teach leadership skills to your child.
Discusses motivation in achievement contexts including psychological theories, questions related to motivation and environmental factors.
You're probably used to making important resolutions for yourself when January 1st rolls around. This year, why not have your kid join in? The holiday season may mark the end of the calendar year, but half of the school year still lies ahead. For many students—especially those who may not exactly have hit the ground running in the fall—it's a valuable opportunity to turn over a new leaf academically.
There is one group of kids who are experiencing marked improvements in their education as a result of NCLB: English Language Learners (ELL's).
Though the notorious No Child Left Behind Act is supposed to guide all public schools, high schools get left by the wayside.
Why are so many students bored in school? Many students feel school is meaningless, not connected with their interests, or not valuable in their lives.
Computer technology provides abundant opportunities for students to build or modify their own knowledge through the rich experiences that technology affords.
How is motivation defined? What is the relation of motivation to learning and performance in school? This article discusses answers to both these questions.
What does your little one dream of becoming?  A cowboy?  A ballerina?  What do these 'when I grow up' fantasies mean?
Here's how you can encourage your child to do well without praising them the wrong way.
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