Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Do You Know Your Child’s Learning Style? A guide to identifying your child’s learning style and making the most of study time

The scenario may be familiar: your child is committed to doing well on an upcoming test.  She sits at the dining room table and “studies” for one hour.  She’s disappointed with her grade.  For the next test, she vows to study harder.  She sits at the dining room table and “studies” for two hours–no improvement. […]

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Coding Craze: SSPP students get a head start

On any Wednesday afternoon at Ss. Peter and Paul School squeals of laughter and shouts of triumph emanate from the SSPP Media Center.  3rd and 4th grade students jump up to see another student’s screen, slide over to tweak each other’s work and share tips and tricks.  But, these students are not playing computer games; […]

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K-8 Schools: Best for Battling Bullying

It should come as no surprise to anyone who can recall his middle school years that most incidents of bullying take place in grades 6 through 8.  According to a recent study–one of the largest of its kind– published in the American Educational Research Journal, students in middle schools report higher rates of bullying and […]

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Homework Time Tips for Parents

Homework time seems to drag on for hours these days including nagging, numerous bathroom breaks, eventual yelling and possibly some tears.  The key to efficiency is focus.  Getting your child to focus on the task and get the job done.  Many parents feel their child is getting hours and hours of homework, but the truth […]

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Top 12 Teacher Tips for Back to School

Teachers see throughout the day how time at home impacts a student’s school day and academic performance.  Here’s 12 simple tips that Ss. Peter and Paul School teachers think are important for a happy, successful, confident student. #1  Have a special place in the home to put electronics(phones,etc.) at night so kids can wind down and go […]

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