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Raising College Grads: Home is where SMART starts! Part 2

In Raising College Grads…Part 1, (Read Here) I discussed how many college success skills are developed or strengthen outside of the classroom during their k-12 years.  Skills like reading comprehension (not just reading),  writing, and critical thinking take time and consistency to develop. “Smartness” and college success just doesn’t happen.  It takes a lot of… Continue reading Raising College Grads: Home is where SMART starts! Part 2

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Raising College Grads: Home is where SMART starts! Part 1

“That school does nothing for my child!”  "That teacher doesn’t teach my baby anything.“  "This school district is terrible.” “We have the worst education system in the nation”.   If I had a nickel for every time I have heard those phrases I would be at least a thousand-aire :).  Yes, a formal education is… Continue reading Raising College Grads: Home is where SMART starts! Part 1