back to school

The summer is winding down to a close, so that means it’s back to school time! It’s time to start to gather all the things your child needs to start the new school year on the right note. Erica Campbell starts off talking about what she’s going to have to get for her children, even though […]

America's Wealth Coach Deborah Owens shares her top tips on how to save money while back-to-school shopping.

A Barber took part in Dubuque's Back to School Bash in Comiskey Park on Saturday to give free haircuts to children who read books to him

This week President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia, PA to deliver his second annual back-to-school speech at the Julia Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School.  Several dignitaries joined President Obama to support and encourage the kids to take control of their future and succeed this school year.

It seems like only yesterday kids were running out of school to begin summer break. Now, our thoughts are turning towards preparing them for the new school year. Already, stores are trying to entice parents with their back to school offers on anything from clothing to stationary. The following tips will allow kids and parents […]

Beginning preschool is exciting for some children and for others, it is an anxiety-filled and stressful event that they have no desire to do whatsoever. One of the biggest differences between the excited child and the one that fears this day is how prepared he or she feels about the event prior to its arrival. […]

In addition to studying and working hard in school, being organized is just as important in order to be successful. Not only is it a good trait to learn now, it will be a valuable asset in adulthood as well, when entering the workforce. With hectic schedules, changing classes and needing different materials for each […]

It’s well-known that the way you perform on a test does not necessarily reflect your intelligence or aptitude. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like the mainstream educational system is likely to change their testing habit any time soon. So even though you may not agree with the philosophy of test taking, you’ll still need to do […]

If your child is scared of school, there must be a reason. “Scared of school” is the same concept as feeling fear, and in order to feel fear, there must be a threat of some kind that is affecting your child’s perception of the school environment. There are many reasons why your child may feel […]

Whether you are a student looking for ways to ensure that homework gets done as quickly and as smoothly as possible, or an adult wanting to encourage your children to complete their homework as accurately as possible, there are a number of ways that you can maintain good homework habits. Get to it as soon […]