The SAT, a rite of passage for many aspiring college students, is set to undergo significant changes in 2024. Beginning with the March 2024 test administration, students will take the first-ever digital SAT. The format is only one of the changes the College Board is making to this college entrance exam. These modifications aim to create a fairer and more relevant assessment of students’ academic readiness for college.
Coming off of the holidays and winter break, you may find it as challenging to get your child re-engaged in their academics as it is to pack up your strings of lights. Not to worry—Best in Class is here to help you with valuable tips and insights to enhance your child’s educational experience for the second half of the school year.
The holiday season is here, and your family’s calendar is filling up rapidly. Between holiday travel, office holiday parties, and elementary school musicals, you’ll spend hours over the next several weeks planning outfits, shopping for gifts, and getting your home holiday-ready. With so much buzzing, you’re also wondering how to stay connected with your kids during this busy season.
The holidays are swiftly approaching, and you’re beginning to wonder what to gift your child. Given that the average screen time of children ages 8 to 10 is six hours a day, you may not want to buy them another electronic or video game that you know isn’t benefiting their learning and growth. And at this age, your child might have outgrown dolls, cars, and blocks.
Your children shuffle in the door after school. They leave their name-brand shoes in the foyer and toss their backpacks on the table. They groan when you offer them an afternoon snack, disappointed that it’s not their favorite. Then they go into their rooms and play video games online with their friends, taking for granted the modern comforts and technology that have been around for only a tiny sliver of human history.