DROPOUT TO DEAN’S LIST: AN INTRODUCTION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

DROPOUT TO DEAN'S LIST A DIVISION OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE ( Note: we are in the middle of changing this page. The gift I promise you will be available asap as soon as we integrate it with this page.)   My name is Frank Daley If you have a problem with school  that is driving you crazy... If … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of Books for Kids ( You might not know about!)

5 benefits of books for kids you might not have thought of. Parents who read to their children see the kid reap the benefits. Yes they have  bigger vocabularies but they also read more, write more, are more curious, and become better students. But more than that, children also gain some incredible … [Read more...]

Fidgety boys, school and achievement. How to get help.

Fidgety boys, school and achievement Aspbergers, ADHD, ADD, Tourettes, autism...the list is endless. We are bombarded with information (but not much help) for boys (and girls) who suffer from these sociological, psychological,  mental, "conditions." They confound parents, experts, teachers and the … [Read more...]

20 ways parents can identify “at-risk” students

At risk students--20 ways parents can identify them. NOTE: This is appearing shortly after the suicide of Robin Williams. SELF-HARM Not all at-risk students are at-risk of self-harm or suicide but there are connections and similarities. And one in five students DO harm themselves. This is … [Read more...]

When Minority Students Attend Elite Private Schools

Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn't. Worth trying though. Many parents of color send their children to exclusive, predominantly white schools in an attempt to give their kids a "ticket to upward mobility." But these well-resourced institutions can fall short at nurturing minority students … [Read more...]

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