Tips to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year

From the New York Times

Nutrition, sleep and managing stress are all important for a successful school year. Here are some scientifically-proven tactics for ensuring that your child has a strong foundation for getting the most out of every day inside the classroom.

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Mindfulness Can Help Students Learn

When a troubled school taught students Transcendental Meditation, suspensions dropped and attendance and students’ grade point averages rose.

Homework Is Stressful…

When homework means arguments and leaves parents feeling helpless, it affects more than just students.

…Helping Can Make It Worse

So-called math-anxious parents who provided frequent help on homework actually hurt their children by passing on their anxiety, a study found.

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