learn

A Comprehensive List of Free Educational Websites from SFM Online

A Comprehensive List of Free Educational Websites from SFM Online

Could you use some help with your child’s homework?  Would you like some fun, interactive & educational entertainment?  We’ve compiled a list of some of the best academic (and free) online websites just for Simply Family Magazine readers! Connect with us if we’ve missed any of your favorites.  We will be adding to the list […]

An Invaluable Parent and Student Resource: The Middle School Guidance Counselor

An Invaluable Parent and Student Resource: The Middle School Guidance Counselor

Billings, MT (Grassroots Newswire) August 9, 2011 – You might vaguely remember them from your own school days, but since you were a young student, the role of the guidance counselor has evolved a great deal. “Today’s guidance counselors are highly trained professionals that support students’ academic and personal development,” says Jennifer Quinn of the Billings […]

Guiding Your Teen during the College Admission Process

Guiding Your Teen during the College Admission Process

Whether your teen is knee-deep in college viewbooks and applications or he or she is just beginning to explore his or her college options, the college admission process can easily instill fear and anxiety in the calmest of parents and teens. “It’s not uncommon for parents to become obsessed micromanagers when their teens start evaluating […]

Evaluating Your Child’s Mid-Year Report Card

Evaluating Your Child’s Mid-Year Report Card

Jennifer Quinn Executive Director Huntington Learning Center of Billings 406-651-5884 billingsmt@hlcmail.com Billings, MT (Grassroots Newswire) January 6, 2011– Holiday break is behind us and it’s a brand new year — which also means those mid-year report cards are just around the corner. “Many students and parents dread report cards, but they shouldn’t,” says Jennifer Quinn […]

Making Words Fun for Early Readers

Making Words Fun for Early Readers

Provided by Jennifer Quinn from Huntington Learning Center As a parent, you’ve probably heard more than a few times how important it is to nurture your child’s early literacy skills. According to Jennifer Quinn of the Billings Huntington Learning Center, simple and fun word games are one more great tool to expose your child to […]

Home Sweet Homeschooling

Home Sweet Homeschooling

By tj wierenga Do you love being an active part of your children’s educational development? Not only watching, but researching curriculum, learning styles, and developmental milestones? Rejoicing and celebrating with your kids when they reach a new goal or accomplish a skill? Do you have the time to dedicate to teaching your children at home? […]

The Purple Hands Pledge

Bullyproofing our kids by laura tode The students at Highland Elementary start each school day with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the Purple Hands pledge. “I will not use my hands or my words for hurting myself or others.” The simple pledge is a daily reminder to treat one another with kindness, tolerance and […]

1 3 4 5