Tag: Parental Involvement

New Year Sylvan

New Year Resolutions

By: 5MINUTESFORMOM For parents and students, there are two “New Years” in every calendar year. There is the new school year, when we celebrate moving up to the next grade level with new school clothes and backpacks, ambitious attempts at packing healthy lunches, and high… Read more »


10 Ways to Help Kids Focus

By Dr. Rick Bavaria It’s easy for kids to get distracted. Trying to do more than one thing at a time can lead to a string of half-completed tasks, panic-inducing deadlines, and missed goals. Learning to do one thing at a time, focusing, and finishing something before moving… Read more »


A School Success Checklist for October

By Dr. Rick Bavaria Pilots famously have them. Surgeons do, too. So do engineers, technicians, nurses, and most other professionals and service providers. I’m talking about simple checklists – quick, simple lists of behaviors and duties that remind us of the basics and guide us… Read more »