Category: High School & Beyond

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

Finding the Right School for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Julie Galloway, marketing and communications (and a mother of a Kindergartner) at Calvary Day School Kindergarten . . . public school, private school,...

14 Helpful Test Taking Strategies for Winning Results

By: Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Many students dread taking tests. And most may not even think about the best way to approach a test....

Spotlight on Success: How to Nurture Confident Learners

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Oftentimes parents know that their student doesn’t love school or doesn’t do well...

How to Handle Conflict with Your Child’s Teacher

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon School has been in session for a few weeks now.  Our kids are learning their schedules, getting to know their teachers, and finding a level...

A Letter To My Kids at the Start of School

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life Dear Kids, It’s hard to believe the school year just started and summer is over. I thought we should...

Food Allergies & Inclusion at School

By Guest Blogger Angela Fuller Everyone, in one way or another, wants to be included, and as a society we encourage each other to be nice and include others. It sounds...

10 Tips for High School Freshmen

By Guest Blogger Julie Giljames, 9th grade teacher My ninth grade team, comprised of five seasoned educators with a collective 75+ years of teaching experience, takes...

Tutoring FAQs: What You Need to Know

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Owner & Executive Director of A Step Ahead Academic Center Are you wondering if tutoring is right for your child? Are you clear about...

Why Is My Kid In “That” Class?

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene, Special Education Teacher, Randolph County Schools, NC At the start of a new school year, parents understandably have some worries....