With the new testing season almost upon us, parents should be aware of what is required so they can help their children prepare. Depending on the particular type of test –ACT Aspire, SAT, or any of the new computer-based tests—all require writing as an important part of the assessment.
Advice for Parents of Teens
The teenage years are definitely a time when you wish that each of your children came with a survival guide that contained all the answers to teens’ mysterious, angst-riddled, hormone-laden souls. But, alas, as we’ve already discovered multiple times in this parenthood journey, no such guide exists. So, we’ve gathered together experienced educators and teachers to provide advice and opinion on issues pertaining to parenting teenagers. You’ll also find articles from college students and recent grads whose teen years aren’t that far behind them, and who can lend much needed perspective on the ups and downs, the challenges and issues that high school students and their parents typically face.
Whether the goal involves getting that important scholarship, improving in their basketball game or getting into the right college, goals are important. Goal setting is not a skill we are born with and requires some thinking to set the right goals. The goals should be specific to what you wish to ac
Alcohol is illegal for those under the age of 21 for a reason. Teenager’s brains are not fully developed before then, limiting their ability to make wise decisions. Early abuse of alcohol can have a detrimental affect on their development. Learn how to talk to your teen about the dangers of alcohol.