I overheard a parent discussing her sonâ€™s grades the other day in a waiting room. She was clearly a concerned, involved mom who tracked her childâ€™s progress and seemed quite aware of their capabilities. The teacher was urging her to log into her childâ€™s gradebook and provide incentives and encouragement…View More New Year, New Habits
The classroom is a place where achievement changes lives forever. Learning subjects that werenâ€™t even on the horizon for many students can be a new and exciting experience. Unfortunately, some parents and even some teachers rob students of that experience by making a fundamental mistake that is entirely avoidable. Signs…View More Should I Rescue My Students?
With school starting this week our focus as parents has shifted from vacations to school supplies and regular schedules again. Iâ€™m noticing a trend in the way the Love and Logic people talk about school that I wanted to share with you. It involves another shift in focusâ€¦from success or…View More Emphasize the Effort