What Kids Need: Planning Skills

What Kids Need: Planning Skills As a former school administrator for many years, I can certainly testify to the need for kids to develop planning skills.  In the high school where I worked for many years, we went to great lengths to provide each student with a...

What Kids Need: School Performance

What Kids Need: School Performance Student performance with out parental involvement becomes apathy very quickly for kids.  Stay on top of your child’s school performance by using all of the technology tools, as well as the good old standard ones like a phone...

What Kids Need: Achievement Motivation

What Kids Need: Achievement Motivation Without an adult role model encouraging kids to learn new things and make discoveries, they can quickly lose their drive to learn and do their best in school.  Teachers can promote this asset in kids’ lives by relating...

What Kids Need: Parents to Keep Track

What Kids Need: Parents to Keep Track As a school administrator for many years, at any one time, I was working with around 700+ kids.  I would look at their attendance, grades, and all aspects of their school life that I could, along with my other duties.  When I...

Getting Good Grades

Getting Good Grades For many kids and parents this time of the year brings a joy that holidays are coming, and that means a break from school.  With only about a month or so of school left, it is a good time to remind kids to make the final push for good grades before...

1st Quarter Grades – Part 3

1st Quarter Grades – Part 3 Parents Rights and Responsibilities In Parts I & II we have been discussing ways that Parents can stay on top of their child’s performance in school.  In this Part 3 we will be discussing Parents Rights and Responsibilities. Let’s...