Addressing Conflict in the Classroom

Addressing Conflict in the Classroom

Some teachers are easy to click with. They inspire and encourage, teaching you not only about a subject but about life. You genuinely look forward to their class and might even seek them out for advice. On the other hand, some teachers aren’t as easy to connect...
Learning Styles & Preferences

Learning Styles & Preferences

Have you ever paid close attention in class only to realize at the sound of the bell that you have no idea what your teacher has been talking about? If this happens often with the same teacher, he or she may not be teaching to your learning style. A learning style is...
Back to School—Avoiding the Homework Battle

Back to School—Avoiding the Homework Battle

It’s that time of year again—the weather is starting to cool down, the first leaves are beginning to change colors, and our news feeds are filled with smiling children toting backpacks for the first time.  While this seems like a beautiful scene, it often quickly...
The Dreaded Return to School

The Dreaded Return to School

Find a quiet spot in your house and listen carefully. If you pay attention, you may be able to hear the collective groan of students across the country upset about having to return to school. The end of summer vacation can be a relief for parents. But for students, it...
Back to School

Back to School

It’s getting to be back to school time, and that means some preparation is in order. Going back to school isn’t a simple matter of packing a kid’s lunch and sending him or her off. Some additional thought is required. This website has some...
Transitioning to High School

Transitioning to High School

New teachers, new classmates, a new building, and new routine. There are plenty of changes when starting high school. Knowing what to expect is half the battle and understanding the differences between middle and high school can decrease anxiety and ease the...