6 Ways To Be More Productive When You Study at Home

According to many people who choose this option, studying at home can be great. They can wake up at a reasonable time, make some breakfast, and study comfortably in a low-pressure environment. With so many distractions, however, it can be difficult to concentrate and stay productive. You can easily find yourself procrastinating, and when you do get started, many things can sidetrack you. Instead of studying, you might choose to take a nap, watch TV, visit a friend, browse through social … [Read more...]

How Can Parents Challenge Schools to Have Inclusive Field Trips?

What are the productive ways parents challenge schools to advocate for accessibility and inclusivity on field trips? Learn the most helpful methods. Six million students with disabilities are enrolled in public schools, with even higher numbers being included in the general education classroom. While school counselors work closely with students with disabilities, there’s a need to work closely with the parents of those students. Parents' input clears concern that caregivers and teachers … [Read more...]

Going Back To School As A Parent – Consider These 3 Important Factors

Education is an indispensable instrument in securing your future. In establishing your career to create a better life for your family, you may decide to go back to school even while you have kids. Whether you decide to complete your undergraduate degree or pursue graduate studies, it’s essential to plan out your next move. Here are some things you must consider. Career Goals The first thing you should consider is your career goals. These goals will determine your professional growth … [Read more...]

Twinkie Used For Food Preservative Lesson Still On Display 43 Years Later

Human beings are far from perfect specimens when it comes to staying healthy. Most of us think we're pretty good at it, but even the most health-conscious among us recognize our shortcomings. We tend to prioritize health issues when they can no longer be ignored. For this reason, 3 million people around the United States visit urgent care centers every week. Less in your face things don't feel as, well, urgent. One of the biggest is our diets. We all like to try eating … [Read more...]

What To Know Before You Take The DAT

The Dental Admissions Test (DAT) is a major factor in the admissions process of all accredited dental schools. Your score combined with your academic record will be used to determine whether or not you make it into your dream school, which means it is vital that you score as high as possible on your DAT. This requires intense months of DAT prep and a strong understanding of what exactly you’re getting into so there are no surprises on test day. That’s why we’ve assembled everything you need to … [Read more...]

Kids’ Safety in School Buses: 5 Tips Every Parent and Teacher Should Teach A Child

If you’re a parent, your child’s safety is your top priority. So, when you prepare for your children to ride the school bus, you want to know they will be safe and sound. Throughout the school year, approximately 23.5 million children ride a bus to and from school every single day. This makes the school bus system one of the largest public transit systems in the country.  While experts have concluded that riding the school bus is the safest way for children to get to school, this … [Read more...]

Top Tips on How to Stay Organized in the Six Week Summer Holidays

It’s something that’s equally dreaded and looked forward to by all parents alike. As the school year draws to an end, and our children are preparing to move up a year in school, you have the inevitable six-week gap in between the end of a term, and the beginning of a new one. Of course, it’s lovely to be able to spend the time with your kids, and you probably have some lovely things planned, but six weeks is a long time for a little one. Kids thrive off routine, and are therefore better behaved … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Teach Your Kids Good Study Habits

Students get excited to go back to school because they get to see their friends again or flaunt their new school gear on the campus. But that excitement, it seems, doesn’t spill over to the actual school work. This feeling will just make doing all their projects and reports all the more difficult to do, even for schools as holistic and open as Montessori schools in Singapore. So, as a parent, what should you do? How can you teach them the value of their education without turning them away by … [Read more...]