Making School Work For Your Child


Making School Work is for parents whose children struggle to work up to their potential in school because of learning issues, problems with attention or development, or social/emotional concerns.  It offers useful information and “helpful hints” drawn from my experience evaluating children and working with parents for over 30 years.  It will focus on giving parents tools so they can help their children succeed, in school and in life. 

Please post your comments, and ask questions.  It’s what teachers tell your children—put your hand up and ask, because there are probably other parents with the same questions!

So, by now your children are dealing with their own version of March Madness, also known as Standardized Testing (which will be followed, in many cases, by May Madness).  You have helped them manage their test anxiety at home and school (please see my previous blog for tips and tactics). Now there’s the issue that’s […] Read more »

Date posted: March 31, 2015 | Author: | No Comments »

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It’s that time of year again.  It’s spring, and things are growing—including the stresses on you and your child.  Teachers are increasing the amount of new material they present, trying to cover all the curriculum before the end of school.  Statewide and school achievement exams are given, larger research reports are assigned, and final exams […] Read more »

Date posted: March 17, 2015 | Author: | 2 Comments »

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