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High schoolers are on their way to becoming independent adults and must adopt the responsibilities that go along with these changes. Your support is still as important as ever.
How your child approaches alcohol and drugs can have serious consequences. We talked to a panel of our Parent Toolkit experts for their advice.
These examples are a guide to help you continue to be a strong positive influence on your child’s social and emotional growth.
Even though your high school student might seem very independent, you can still support their overall development in just five minutes or less. Learn more.
Parental involvement, workload, FAFSA and other tips to discuss with the school counselor.
Even if you don’t remember what you were learning in high school, you can still support your teen’s academic achievement.
Math is a challenging subject for many students, but it doesn’t have to be. Discover practical uses for math, study strategies and more to improve your teen’s math skills.
There are lots of creative ways to improve your teen’s reading and writing skills. Dig into these helpful strategies below.
Research shows that those with higher social-emotional skills have better attention skills and fewer learning problems, and are generally more successful in academic and workplace settings. Like math or English, these skills can be taught and grow over time.
Self-awareness is knowing your emotions, strengths and challenges, and how your emotions affect your behavior and decisions.
Self-management is controlling emotions and the behaviors they spark in order to overcome challenges and pursue goals.
Social awareness is understanding and respecting the perspectives of others, and applying this knowledge to social interactions with people from diverse backgrounds.
The ability to interact meaningfully with others and to maintain healthy relationships with diverse individuals and groups contributes to overall success.
Responsible decision-making is the ability to make choices that are good for you and for others. It is also taking into account your wishes and the wishes of others.
Proper nutrition, adequate sleep, and physical activity can all impact academic performance and overall mental and physical wellness.
Motivate your teen to establish healthy eating habits by teaching them how they can select the healthier foods including fruits, vegetables, protein and more.
Support your teen’s growing body by encouraging physical activity and sleep. Learn how much they need, and advice for encouraging healthy behavior.
Understanding how to manage finances is an important part of your teen’s growth and ultimate independence. Like any skill, financial literacy can be taught.
Use these strategies to teach and motivate your teen to establish responsible saving and spending habits.
Discover information, tips and advice on how you and your teen can take advantage of programs, scholarships and more help to pay for college.
There’s perhaps no bigger change than graduating high school. No matter the path, there are still ways to support your child’s journey to adulthood.