10 Things NOT to Do on a College Application
19 November, 2020
When it comes time for you to apply to college, there are certain common mistakes you should always avoid, from typos to asking the wrong teacher for a letter of recommendation. Read to learn how you can prevent some of these common college application mistakes.
SAT vs ACT: Which One Should I Take?
09 November, 2020
People have started choosing the SAT or ACT based on strategy and information. Leading us to the question: How do you determine which test is the best fit for you? The best way to determine which test is best for a given student is to have the student take both tests or a diagnostic assessment.
Tips for Tackling Test Anxiety: An Interview with Noodle Pro, Jonathan Arak
29 October, 2020
Right before it's time to take an important test, are you immediately overcome by fear of failure? Do you find yourself having negative thoughts and maybe even experiencing physical symptoms? You are not alone. Test-taking can evoke these feelings and symptoms and sometimes, it can be difficult to understand the causes of test anxiety. Test anxiety is a psychological condition in which people experience extreme distress and anxiety in test-taking situations. While many people experience some
Feminism for First-Graders, and Other Ways to Support Early Gender Equity
20 October, 2020
Experts in child development and social psychology tell us that most children don't embrace a gender identity until they're about 2 or 3 years old. If you are not fixed on relatively recent trends in color palettes, a baby’s sex should really only be an issue at diaper-changing or bath times.
7 Educational Activities To Do On Your Car Ride
16 October, 2020
Car ride activities are great for road trips but certainly don’t have to be reserved for long car rides. When it comes to fun activities that are short, educational, and can be played from the comfort of a car seat, your imagination’s the limit.
4 Ways an Academic Manager Can Help With Remote Learning
12 October, 2020
An academic manager is a person who works one-on-one with your child to assist with the day-to-day tasks associated with remote learning. Academic managers can have different levels of involvement depending on the age of your child or your preference as the parent.
Getting Organized for Back to School: Children with Special Needs
08 October, 2020
Getting ready for the new school year can be hectic no matter what. But having a child with special needs means there are a few additional things to think about. Here are a few general tips to help keep your special needs student on a track to success for the upcoming school year:
5 Tech Tools That Help Improve Reading Comprehension
05 October, 2020
Students who are struggling with reading comprehension— whether or not they have learning disabilities — can use these great tools to hear, map, annotate, and see their books, stories, and other assignments in new ways.
ADHD vs. Specific Learning Disability: What Parents Need to Know
30 September, 2020
Parents of kids with ADHD and Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) must learn which learning difficulties their children face so they can ensure that the special education team develops an effective treatment plan or individualized education program (IEP) to address the intellectual disability.
Applying for Accommodations on the SAT/ACT
28 September, 2020
One of the challenges of the junior year in high school for many parents is getting clearance for their children to receive extended time or other accommodations on the PSAT, SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, or the AP Exams (Advanced Placement exams).
10 Mnemonic Devices That Every Elementary Schooler Will Remember
14 September, 2020
Want to give your youngster some fun ways to commit lesson content to memory in the elementary grades? She’ll enjoy learning these ten mnemonic tricks spanning several subjects. Use these mnemonic devices to help students memorize some basic facts.
Five Surefire Ways For Students To Manage College Application Stress Effectively
02 September, 2020
Applying to colleges can be stressful, and for teenagers, this decision is one of the biggest they will have made in their lives. College-bound seniors might be feeling overwhelmed and overworked as admissions deadlines loom closer, and the stress will build as they struggle to finish everything on time. The application process isn’t easy, so students should create a plan of action on how to cope with the added pressure. Parents can also serve as a supportive shoulder to lean on during this bus