Students know the feeling all too well – you’ve spent all day in class, working on projects and homework in the evening and then you realize – you have that big exam tomorrow! Indeed, remembering that all-important exam at the last minute can lead to a lot of stress and not to mention cramming. However, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way.
Ever wonder what the teachers really want to say to parents on Parent Information Night? The Fifth Grade Teachers are Mariemont Elementary School near Cincinnati, Ohio, presented one of our own with this letter, telling us what they really wanted to say on their Parent Information Night. We thought it would be worth sharing as it rings true for teachers all over this country, and the world. And we hope that it gives you, as a parent, teacher, or student, some inspiration to make this school year the best that it can be!
Shortly before I left for my first year of college, I was given a present and a note from some family friends. They wished me well, and sent me off with a nice towel. The eldest son, in college himself, wrote me a blunt farewell: “In college, you can do whatever you want.” I laughed when I read it. The crazy part is, he was totally right.
For the month of May we are letting students take over the blog! This week's is written by two sisters, Stella (age 12) and Scarlet (age 8). These two sisters live in Asheville. NC and they combined their talents to jointly tell us how their mom makes every moment count in their lives.