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...
Effective Study Habits

Effective Study Habits

A study habit is a repeated behavior or practice used when learning educational material. Positive study habits enable you to study smarter, not harder. Beyond the classroom, they enhance decision-making and problem-solving skills that benefit you throughout life....

10 Best Apps for Students

As students are becoming more and more dependent on technology, it makes sense to seek out the best apps that can help them in their studies.  Many schools are turning to technology for textbooks, turning in papers, sharing notes and homework assignments,...

Don’t Let Mid-Terms Get You Down

It’s that dreaded time of year: mid-term season. Parents and students alike dread mid-term exams, but with a few tips, there is no reason to be afraid. The key— as in all things — is to be prepared. The first step is to be organized. Don’t study in a slapdash manner....

OK, I’m Prepared–Now for the Test

Previously we examined some tips for mid-term exam studies. We will continue that here by talking about specific strategies to use on different types of exam questions. If there is one thing students are familiar with, it’s multiple choice exams. But as important as...