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How to Help K-3

by Penny on May 10, 2011 · 0 comments

If you think your child is struggling at school, and they are in K-3, what should you do? First, start with the school. If your child is minimally meeting or not meeting expectations in any area of the curriculum, make an appointment to meet the teacher. You need to find out if the difficulties are […]

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A reader reminded me I had promised to talk about this topic – thanks for keeping me accountable!  So, is your child struggling in school? How can you tell? Are they having trouble because they are ‘lazy’? Is it because they are disinterested? Are they clashing with the teacher? Low grades can be caused by […]

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SMART Goals

by Penny on March 20, 2011 · 0 comments

I know I have written about goals before, but I want to revisit how to set goals as it is such an important skill for kids to learn! We are 2/3rds of the way through the school year – with about 65 days left of class, so now is a really good time to sit […]

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