One of the greatest concerns that parents have with very young students is their ability to read and to spell. Decoding and encoding go hand-in-hand and (for some students) pose significant challenges.
Time to get back into that school routine! I am sure everyone reading this kept up a great routine over the summer, so your child’s back to school transition has been smooth.
The long-awaited summer break is in full swing! Teachers and students everywhere countdown to summer. Now that we’re halfway through vacation and the novelty has worn off, many parents are starting the countdown to the beginning of the next school year.
Handwriting is a frequent cause of frustration for elementary-aged children and their parents. Neat handwriting is important for legibility of compositions, credit for correct spelling, and accuracy in math.
Schedules get so hectic during the school year that it is a real challenge to look at your child’s education holistically and to determine if your child is in the best position possible. The end of a school year is the perfect time to reflect upon this.