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Three Homework Station Tips

Prompting your teen to  sit down to study is only half the equation – the other half is getting them to stay there. Check out our top three tips that make a homework station work—even for your hard-to-please tween or teen. The right study space: When your kids were younger, they might have parked at the […]

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School Organization Tips for Every Personality

Which Organizing Personality Best Describes You? Everyone organizes themselves a little differently – and not every system works for every student.  Here’s the types of organizing personalities we see and  for parents we have added  school organization tips that will help you keep track of your child’s work during back-to-school and beyond! The  Separator: Each class […]

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Are Homework Wars a Myth? Debate Continues Among Researchers and Around Kitchen Tables

Do today’s kids have too much homework? The debate rages on, punctuated by two new studies published this week. In one, a Stanford researcher found that more than two hours of homework a night may be counterproductive. The research, conducted among students from 10 high-performing high schools in upper-middle-class California communities, found that too much […]

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Creating a Homework Plan

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We have a goal. We decided that this year is going to be different. No more worries and tantrums, handwringing and all-nighters around homework. Although I believe in the power of positive thinking, I also agree with Antoine de Saint-Exupery that a […]

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