We just finished 3rd quarter… now what?


Fairfax County recently wrapped up the 3rd quarter

This week is spring break.

And that means this time of year is right about the time where students start to check out, and parents start the 10-week challenge of keeping their kids “with it” enough to close out the year without tailing off.

What we recommend, is that after Spring Break is over, to take some time to revisit the basics.

Things like:

  • Making time each weekend to sit down with your son or daughter and outline what’s coming up in class on a calendar.
  • Continuing to work on building consistent routines around homework and studying after school.

This post is an oldie, but goodie that covers some additional habits you might consider working on after the break:

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