How-To's and Tips for Parents

Tips for Parents

This section is a collection of How-to's and Tips for Parents to help their children cope with and be successful at school. The articles included detailed information on specific subjects, like math, spelling and reading. There are also tips on taking tests and studying, as well as information for improving their confidence. Select a topic below for more information.

Fido as Teacher: How Pets Teach Responsibility

Some parents cringe when their child begs for a pet. They think of all the work and responsibility it would entail, knowing full well they have their hands full already with their kids. Allowing your child to pitch in and care for a dog or cat...

Help Your Child Get the Most from High School

High school is the beginning of adulthood for students. Their decisions and choices begin to impact their future. Read on to learn how to help your child understand the importance of taking high school seriously and how to get the most out of...

Help your Child with Spelling

Proper spelling is a key component of great writing. Read on to learn more about how you can help your child with his or her spelling.

Helping Your Child Enjoy Reading

Reading doesn't have to be boring! Learn about fun activities and techniques parents can employ to bring excitement into their children's reading.

Helping Your Child Prepare for Junior High School

Graduating from elementary school to Junior High can be a traumatic and trying time for any student. However, parents can help their children to make the transition as smooth and painless as possible. Read on to learn more about how to help...

How Confidence Can Affect Children's Performances in School

Confidence plays a huge role in a child's successes in math, reading, and other school subjects. Read on to learn exactly how it affects student success and how you can help your children to build up their self esteem.

How to Help Your Child Enjoy Math

Many students dread math. Parent's can help make their child's mathematics lessons more exciting and entertaining. Read on to learn more about how you can help your child enjoy math.

How to Improve Your Child's Attitude Toward Learning

Negative attitudes toward learning can create problems in a child's education. Parents can help turn their child's attitude toward math and reading into a positive emotion. Read more about how to improve a child's attitude towards learning.

Test Taking Tips for Kids

Test taking doesn't come easy to everyone. Read on to learn some tips that can help you ace your next test!

Tips for creating lesson plans for grades 3-9

Designing lesson plans can be difficult for most parents. However, it's nothing to be afraid of. Read on to learn how to create effective math and reading lesson plans and which skills to incorporate into these lessons.

Tips for Helping Children Achieve Academic Success

All parents want the best for their children. The first step is helping your child succeed in school. Read on to learn more about how to help your children achieve academic success.

Tips for Helping Your Child Enjoy Math

Make sure that your young student gets the most out of his or her math lessons by following the tips you'll find in the following article!

Tips for Helping Your Child Enjoy Reading

Helping your child to learn to love reading is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give to their child. Read on to learn some tips that can help your child enjoy reading.

Tips for teaching kids how to write

Writing is a skill that is used in all academic coursework as well as through a person's professional and personal life. Read on to learn how you can help teach your children how to write well.

Tips to Help Kids Understand Decimals

The decimal numbering system is the basis for modern number theory. Read on to learn how to help your children understand decimal places, percentages, and place values.

Tips to Help Kids Understand Fractions

Fractions can be a confusing topic for some students. Read on to learn how you can help your children better understand the uses of fractions.

Tips to help your child with reading

A high level of reading ability and academic success often go hand in hand. Parents can help their child learn to read at home by engaging in fun and educational activities. Read on to learn more tips that can help your child with his or her...

Ways to improve a child's confidence

Confidence doesn't come naturally to most children. Parents can help their children gain this valuable personality trait through a few simple exercises and activities. Read on to learn more about how to improve your child's confidence level.

Ways to improve a child's study habits

Studying is critical for success in math or reading. Parents can implement the following tips in their family to enhance their child's education and success.