Throughout the past year we’ve taken a close look at the educational topics that tie directly into the hot topics of the school year. Each month we looked at one topic that was relevant to what was going on in your child’s academic life—because even when school is out, learning continues.
From Back-to-school to final exams and summer learning, regardless of where you are located, these are some of common school themes and distinct benchmarks in the academic calendar.
Take a look:
- January: Start the year off right with strong academic resolutions for the rest of the school year.
- February: Stay focused. The winter blahs are in full swing by mid February. Here’s how to help kids stay focused and on track on during a slump month.
- March: March is synonymous with Spring Break. The tips help you to keep your child academically on track with fun games.
- April: For teens in high school, the push towards final exams can begin as early as April. The best tip to ace exams is to start early and be organized.
- May: Be prepared is not only the scouting motto, it’s a great motto for parents to adopt. Spring has arrived, but it’s time to think ahead to summer.
- June: Graduation is a major transition in the life of a student. Here are some tips to help your child make it a smooth transition.
- July: Kids need to keep learning all summer long to prevent the aptly named “summer brain slide.” Make learning fun all summer long.
- August: Help your household prepare for back to school.
- September: Help your child ease back into a happy homework routine.
- October: Help kids prepare for the first big test of the year with surefire study skills.
- November: The first report card of the school year is here. Do you know what to expect? These tips help you have a happy report card experience.
- December: Get organized and stay focused this holiday season by practicing time management.