With social and academic challenges abounding, high school is a stressful time for many teens. We recently explored that issue with a panel of students from a suburban high school in the Northeast. Participants included boys and girls from all… Read the rest
Until a few years ago, most high-school seniors who were preparing for college took the SAT. The lesser-known ACT was limited mostly to students living in the Midwest. Today, however, the SAT and ACT are interchangeable.
While colleges consider the… Read the rest
Children with ADHD who fare the best are those who have effective parents, are correctly diagnosed, and receive a combination of psychological, behavioral, educational, and pharmacological interventions. Yet even when treated, ADHD has a significant impact on an individual from… Read the rest
When it comes to adolescents with reading difficulties, research shows that interventions should consist of the core elements listed below. These are the same interventions used with younger struggling readers, however they’re adjusted for age and experience.
1. Phonemic Awareness… Read the rest
Children are less likely to be happy and successful if they struggle with the social skills necessary to make friends and manage relationships. Below are six building blocks of social competency, along with simple teaching strategies drawn from everyday life.… Read the rest