Read Between the Lines: Ways to Help Your Child Become a Reading Success

MARK KANCE

Are today’s children, teens and adults reading less?

The answer is yes, according to the National Endowment for the Art (NEA)’s 2007 To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence.

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How to Make the Most, Academically, of Your Child’s Summer Break

MARK KANCE

Does Your Child Forget Everything They Learned in School, Once Break Arrives? Within 24 to 48 hours after learning new concepts, students often begin to forget information unless it is reinforced or applied immediately. That’s why, during summer break, even the best students forget lessons they have learned during the school year.

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Teachers Say Parents Are Often "Unpleasantly Surprised" By Child’s Report Card

MARK KANCE

Whether it is the first or the last report card of the year, they can create feelings of pride, happiness and excitement for many parents. It can also produce feelings of anxiety and frustration for those who are surprised by their child’s grades. However, effective and continuous communication among teachers, parents and students can help minimize the “report card surprise.”

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