Particularly in the hothouse environment of NY education, parents often struggle to find ways to support their children's academic success. These tips from our professional tutors aim to help parents optimize their students' encounters with school work. These aren't tips about short-term gains but about progressive parenting strategies that encourages good long-term learning habits and study skills. read more
In New York City, the beginning of each school year is always a time to try to reinvigorate your child's educational pursuits. But putting together the right program and setting the right, sustainable, and realistic goals can be a challenge in itself. Over the years our tutors, educational specialists, and counselors have compiled a few ideas about how to get the year off to the right start.
Part of the art of learning is learning how you learn. That might sounds circular but it isn't. At Partners with Parents, one of the main things we try to do with the New York families we work with is help students figure out and learn how to implement the habits and strategies that work best for them. read more
Amid all the distractions and pressures of education in NYC, students and parents can benefit enormously by developing good habits and keeping in academic "fighting trim." Our expert tutors have helped us compile the following strategies for sustainable educational success. This is parenting and learning advice that can help every family work together to maximize their achievement. read more
There are countless factors that play into educational success. Students from Brooklyn to Manhattan and across the whole of New York City often face the challenge of sleep deprivation. We see the costs in our work as afterschool and evening tutors. As part of our ongoing series on parenting advice, we consider the pressures and best responses to the problem of too many commitments and too little time (hint: it's about priorities). read more