Category: Homework

Should My Child Use A Calculator For Math Work?

Should My Child Use A Calculator For Math Work?

Heather Bragg  |  September 19, 2016

    This is one controversial topic for parents and teachers.   Whether it is a calculator, multiplication chart, “word wall” for spelling, or any other tool, we are often hesitant to let our children become dependent on a “crutch”. But these tools can …

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Is Your Child Struggling In School?

Is Your Child Struggling In School?

Heather Bragg  |  December 7, 2015

Is Your Child Struggling In School?   If you are the parent of a child who is struggling with academics, and you are not getting support, answers or a plan of action from the school, you are not alone.   Approximately 20% of school-aged …

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Should I pay my child for good grades?

Should I pay my child for good grades?

Heather Bragg  |  September 23, 2015

This is a hot topic right now. (In fact, parenting expert Amy McCready just wrote had an article in last week's New York Times on this topic.) I hear parents on both sides of the argument having valid points. Some parents, …

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How many activities should my child do?

How many activities should my child do?

Heather Bragg  |  September 2, 2015

How many activities should my child take on at one time? The variety of activities available for children has grown compared to what was available for us parents back when we were kids! The downside to the cornucopia of extra-curriculars is …

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