7 Common Mistakes Parents Make when their Child has Difficulty with School Part 4

Jill Stowell Classroom, Development, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

When smart kids struggle in school, it’s confusing and frustrating for all involved.  In my experience both as a parent and working with thousands of parents, we suffer along with our kids and we will do anything to help them be happy and successful. But since kids don’t come with instruction manuals, we have to figure it out as we …

7 Common Mistakes Parents Make when their Child has Difficulty with School Part 3

Jill Stowell General Information

We’ve been looking at mistakes that parents inadvertently make when their children struggle in school.  The first 2 were Waiting too long before looking for help Assuming that learning struggles just aren’t that big a deal Here’s #3… Mistake #3 – Thinking  Students Will Grow Out Of Learning Problems Parents are often told or believe that maturity will take care …

7 Common Mistakes Parents Make when their Child has Difficulty with School Part 2

Jill Stowell 504 Plan, Classroom, Development, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School

30% of ALL students struggle with some aspect of learning.  Most of these struggling students have average to above average IQ scores.  In other words, they have plenty of ability, but something isn’t working quite right. These students CAN be in regular or honors classes and learn as easily as the rest of the class, BUT it takes the right …