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Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Michele Borba February 8, 2016 Comments Off on Building Respectful Learning Cultures

Many of today’s students lack an understanding of respect because their experiences with this essential character trait have been minimal. They simply haven’t witnessed or heard respect in their lives. Nor may they be

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Reducing Test Anxiety

Reducing Test Anxiety

Michele Borba January 30, 2016 Comments Off on Reducing Test Anxiety

How to curb kid test jitters, get ready for those tests, improve scores, and know if it’s time to seek medical advice One of kids more dreaded four-letter words: T.E.S.T. These days it seems even

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9 Secrets to Curb Homework Wars

9 Secrets to Curb Homework Wars

Michele Borba January 28, 2016 Comments Off on 9 Secrets to Curb Homework Wars

Parenting tips to minimize our nagging and maximizing their learning …until they can finally do homework solo style! “You can’t make me!” “Why do I have to do homework?” “Can’t I pleeeeease just go

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10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in School

10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in School

Michele Borba September 6, 2014 Comments Off on 10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in School

10 tips to boost the right involvement in children’s education so parents make the grade The crisis in education  is mind-boggling: Every 26 seconds another American children drops out of our school system. Every school

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6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

Michele Borba September 3, 2014 Comments Off on 6 tips to help ease back-to-school jitters

You’ve bought the school supplies, sharpened the pencils and packed the lunches, but have you prepared your children for dealing with back-to-school jitters? Many kids experience a surge in anxiety as they meet their

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7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

Michele Borba August 8, 2014 Comments Off on 7 Simple, Science-Backed Ways to Boost School Success

Academic success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it influences their self-esteem, college selections, job attainment, financial success, and even their choice of spouses. It’s no wonder we go great lengths

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Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Michele Borba January 18, 2014 Comments Off on Helping Disorganized Kids Become Organized

Parenting advice to help disorganized, forgetful kids get organized and for kids with shorter attention spans who need to “reclutter” and learn routines “My daughter is sweet and loving but hopelessly disorganized. I’m always

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Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

Michele Borba August 21, 2013 Comments Off on Helping Kids Sleep Better: The Overlooked Key to Grades and School Success

American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that 1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived–here is how to help your child get those needed z-z-z-z-s School success impacts our children for the rest of their life: it

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9 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Kids Reading

Michele Borba June 18, 2012 Comments Off on 9 Sure-Fire Ways To Get Kids Reading

Parenting tips to beat the “Summer Reading Slump” and rekindle that great love of the reading REALITY CHECK: Are you aware of that kids can lose an upward of three month’s worth of reading

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6 Week Parent Check-Up: 4 areas you can’t overlook in school success

Michele Borba October 11, 2010 Comments Off on 6 Week Parent Check-Up: 4 areas you can’t overlook in school success

Four crucial–and sometimes overlooked–areas that affect learning and how to check them to see how your child is doing. Parenting advice and simple tips I shared this morning on the TODAY show to help

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