Are you the parent or guardian of a child in Pre-K through Grades 5? Are you looking for tips and advice from other parents, as well as from educators that can help guide you through these oh-so-important early educational years? Then you will love Bright Hub Education’s compilation of articles and opinions on how you can help your grade-schooler academically excel.
You’ll discover fun and educational ways you can enhance your child’s learning. You’ll also find advice on how to calm those first day jitters and what to do about separation anxiety. We also have tips and readiness checklists to help decide if your child is ready to enter a specific grade. And, there’s expert advice on what you should do when your young student is struggling, how to handle bullying, how to best communicate with the teacher and the school, and what you should, and should not do, if you are concerned your child may have an undiagnosed learning disability.
But most of all, we hope the information we provide will help you and your child make the most of the grade school years with information you can trust from experienced teachers and parents.
During early childhood, children experience a creative explosion and a large amount of artwork floods your home. Many parents want to keep the very best drawings from each school year to savor the memories. We can’t save it all so here are a few tips to implement in your home.
One of the most important things you can do is to develop a good relationship with your child’s teachers. Their teachers need to take the first step to connect with you. If they don’t, you may want to take the initiative.
For kids, the anxiety is just during the test, but parents worry about a number of things, not the least of which is the result of test scores. Learn how to interpret or take action following the tests.
Test anxiety is a big problem for kids. Some kids handle it better than others do, but it does create at least minimal stress for even the most adaptable students. Learn ways that you can help your child cope.
With testing season among us in public education, teachers and parents are looking for ways to help kids better prepare for the tests. We all want students to do their best and give them every tool needed to increase their performance and results. One way we can do this is to start with nutrition.
If you have ever wondered how to help your kids succeed in math but don’t know where to start, this is the article for you. Learn some practical applications you can share with your children to help them now and throughout their school years.
Kids often feel overwhelmed trying to organize school materials, homework and assignments along with extracurricular activities, deadlines and their belongings. How can parents help kids get organized for the school year? Learn some tips that, when implemented early and adhered to, can be effective.
Bullying is an increasing problem. There are many different types of bullying as well.
So how do you protect your child from bullying? Learn prevention tips as well as ways to stop it as soon as you discover it has occurred.
One of the hardest things about parenting is knowing when to let go. When kids are struggling in school, it is hard to let kids make it on their own. How do you know when you have helped enough? How can you be sure you have given kids all of the tools they need to succeed?
Nutrition has a direct influence on how children function. Kids whose families are not able to afford nutritious food items are more likely to experience nutrition deficits, which can hinder their ability to succeed in school. Learn how you can ensure that your child is getting adequate nutrition.
Schools have begun viewing mobile devices as tools to increase learning rather than hinder it. Educators allow students to bring their own devices to carry work back and forth from home and school more easily. Parents can help kids get the most out of tech-driven education.
Of course you want your child to start the school year off well. The beginning of the school year often indicates how the rest of the year will go. How can parents help ensure a positive experience? What can parents do to make sure their child starts on the right foot?
Developing a relationship should be the primary goal of meetings and interactions with teachers and school staff. People are more receptive to those they have a relationship with, and teachers who know and understand your needs as a parent are more likely to be motivated to help you.
As a parent, you are optimistic that this will be the best school year ever for their child. How can you ensure it? One of the best things you can do to increase your child’s level of success is to set solid goals for the school year.
Whether your kids are gearing up to head back to school or summer has just begun but you want to make sure they keep learning, the downloadable worksheets provided here will help your elementary-aged children refresh and strengthen their reading and social studies skills.