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October 2011

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10 Tips to Help Your Elementary-Age Child Study for a Test

Helping your child to study effectively for tests is vitally important in the elementary years. When the groundwork for good habits is set early on, students are more likely to experience success and increased motivation. 

You can make a difference in your child's academic performance now and in the future by trying some of the following tips.

9 Easy Tips to Help 
Your Teen Study for a Test

Teen Studying
For many teens, studying means quickly reading through their textbook or notes. Wrong! Studying isn't passive; it is a full contact sport. In order to really study, students need to get engaged in the material. This type of studying is very different from merely reading over the material. The following tips will help your child to properly prepare for the next upcoming test.

Help Develop Your Child's Study Skills!
Let's Talk Live: How to Help Your Child Study (October 5, 2011)
Let's Talk Live: How to Help Your Child Study (October 5, 2011)
Quick Hits

Is Technology Good or Bad for Students?
One Harvard researcher says that we may be "raising a generation of children in front of screens whose brains are going to be wired differently." These kids are so used to multitasking during learning -- texting, listening to music and checking their Facebook accounts all at the same time -- that they have difficulty focusing on one individual task.

Free and Open to the Public
Fostering Resiliency and Optimism: Nurturing a
'Can Do' Attitude
Speaker: Cathi Cohen, LCSW
October 27th 7:00-8:30 pm
Woodson High School
Fairfax, VA
Books & Resources
Homework Made Simple  

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