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Tips for Understanding the First Report Card

by Kathryn M. Núñez (5th Grade Teacher)   As the first round of report cards begin to make their ways home, parents are probably worried about whether or not their child has performed above or at minimum at average to their grade level.  They hope that the marks reflect their child’s efforts and worry about […]

No te estreses con la primera entrega de notas

No te estreses con la primera entrega de notas  Tan pronto que se termina el primer semestre escolar, ya los padres, alumnos, y hasta los mismos maestros comienzan a preocuparse por las notas.   A los padres les preocupa lo siguiente: Si sus hijos están en el mismo nivel que sus compañeros de grado. Si […]

Can I Stay Home Today?

A Parent’s Challenge to Stress the Importance of Education with their Tween By Jorge Hernandez Can I stay home today? These are the first words I hear every morning when I wake my seven year old son Dariel, for school. He started second grade this year and although his grades are wonderful and he’s received […]

Don’t Stress the First Report Card – Part 2

  By Kathryn M. Núñez (5th Grade Teacher)   Below are key questions to ask yourself with tips on handling these sensitive situations stemming from your tween’s FIRST report card. What is going on with my tween?  The tween years are extremely difficult.  This is a time that your child is learning and developing who […]

Don't Stress the First Report Card – Part 1

By Kathryn M. Núñez (5th Grade Teacher) buy original essay As the first round of marks close, the word “REPORT CARDS” becomes ever more present in the minds of the parents, students, and yes, even the teachers. From the parent’s perspective, you’re mostly worried about: Whether or not your child has performed at the average […]