Smartphones have complicated the work of classroom educators. The result: Some schools have changed their policies, fueling a debate about whether access to such devices should be controlled in class. One veteran educator says the science is clear.
When it comes to supporting your kids this year, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that most parents struggle to find the balance between helping too much and not enough. Read tips on how parents can help best from WTOP’s education contributor Ann Dolin.
With the start of school comes the return of homework, and a tutoring expert has advice on setting up a homework space and ways to set up a successful routine.
How can parents help their kids to create and keep up with organization? A former local educator has these simple steps to follow.
August will be gone before you know it, and if you’re not careful, the beginning of school will hit the whole family like a ton of bricks. How can you and your children ease back in to school in a painless way? See some tips from an expert.
Summer is tantalizingly close, but educator Ann Dolin said parents actually can motivate their kids to study during this crucial stretch.
Getting organized doesn’t have to be an impossible New Year’s resolution for your kids. In fact, it’s a goal that can be achieved with small but consistent changes. Here are some tips.
November is the month for parent-teacher conferences. They might be the best way for parents to get the word on how well their kids are doing in school, both academically and socially. And one educator has advice on how to get the most out of such meetings.
“Being involved and making sure they’re on top of things is really key for kids with ADHD,” said a former local educator. October is ADHD Awareness Month.
Some of the things that parents can do to help your child develop better study skills and become a much more effective student, both at home and in class.
Six simple, easy-to-start tools, tricks and routines that can get your child — and the rest of your family — a whole lot more organized this school year.
The first day of school is fast approaching. Educator Ann Dolin has tips to help parents and students ease back into the school routine.
There is a way to balance leisure with learning over the summer. Ann Dolin, author of “Homework Made Simple” and president of Educational Connections Tutoring, shares some tips.
Following a massive blizzard and extended cleanup, several children are returning to school for the first time in a while. Here’s how to get your kids back into the swing of things.
WASHINGTON — With the end of the quarter right around the corner, kids are stressed preparing for exams and final assignments, and parents could be making it worse. Ann Dolin, founder of Educational Connections Tutoring and…
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.