Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by Joan Azarva.
If you’re frustrated by the overuse (or LACK thereof) of commas in your child’s writing, you’ll want to read about this award-winning approach to comma usage that you can pass on to your child’s teacher. It’s guaranteed to make a huge improvement!
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Joan Azarva.
Only a small percentage of students with special learning needs attend college, but parents have the opportunity to stack the odds in their child’s favor–increasing the chances of a college degree–with these suggestions.
To protect their significant investments, parents need to prepare teens for the financial challenges that await in college.
Whether you’re a teacher or parent, I’m sure you suffer the same angst I do over the writing of today’s teens. It’s no exaggeration to say that the primary reason they insert a comma is because “that’s where you take a breath”. This article will change all that.
One thing that was apparent in my years as a Learning Specialist at a community college was a global lack of writing skills among the students. Mind you, I’m not just referring to those with learning disabilities here, but the student body at-large.
Posted on 17. Nov, 2011 by Joan Azarva.
Students with learning disabilities can maximize their chances of college success if their high school teachers and counselors proactively prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead.
Does your teen study in marathon sessions, cramming weeks’ worth of material into long, tedious sessions, and then fail the exam? If so, your teen needs to learn to study smarter, not harder.
Playing brain games on a regular basis can improve memory for kids with LD and/or ADHD.
Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by Joan Azarva.
Research shows that completing some type of postsecondary education, including vocational-technical training leads to higher earnings, higher self-esteem, more meaningful employment, and economic self-sufficiency.