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603, 2019

Tips and Strategies for Teaching your Child his Math Facts

March 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Math Facts--Part 2.  Last week I discussed the importance of learning math facts to the point of automaticity or fluency (click here if you missed it).  This week I am sharing a few strategies and tips.  First, [...]

2602, 2019

Q: Why is it important for students to learn their math facts when they have access to calculators?

February 26th, 2019|Tags: |1 Comment

A:  While it might seem “old school”, learning math facts to fluency and mastery (i.e., quickly) level is still a very important skill.  Math facts are addition, subtraction, multiplication, or even division problems that students [...]

1004, 2018

Q: How can I help develop problem solving skills in my child?

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

A: Problem solving is the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues. Children learn to problem solve at an early age. Toddlers problem solve when they are learning to maneuver about in their [...]

304, 2018

Q: What is the difference between a psychoeducational evaluation that is done in the school and a neuropsychological evaluation that is done by a private psychologist?

April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

A: There are many similarities and overlaps between psychoeducational and neuropsychological testings. Neuropsychological testing, however, often includes more tests that measure different cognitive processes such as executive functioning (neurologically-based skills such as organizational skills that [...]

2802, 2018

Q: How can I help develop critical thinking skills in my child?

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

A: Critical thinking skills are important for students at all academic levels.  Critical thinking is the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment. This skill will not only help [...]

1602, 2018

Q: Does my child have anxiety?

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

A: As many as 1 in 8 children from ages 9 to 17 have anxiety. That's about 13 percent! Here are some of the signs you should be looking for... excessive worrying about many things [...]

802, 2018

Tips for helping your child keep up with his school work when he is home with the flu (or anything else)

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Communicate with his teachers as soon as possible to inform them your child is home sick and about how long you anticipate he will be out of school.  Ask for any missed work or assignments [...]

202, 2018

When should my child start taking the SAT or ACT?

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

At Education and Testing Solutions, we suggest that the best time for students to take both tests is the summer after they have taken Algebra 2 or in the fall of their 11th grade year, [...]

1701, 2018

Ideas for Supporting your Child’s Reading

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

At home, cultivate a joy of learning and joy of reading—you are the most important influence and role model for your children in this way!  Encourage your children to choose reading as an activity when [...]

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