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2011-12-07 22:41:35

Middle-class children ask their teachers for help more often and more assertively than working-class children and, in doing so, receive more support and assistance from teachers according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania. The findings are reported in the December issue of the American Sociological Review in a paper entitled, "I Need Help!" Social Class and Children's Help-Seeking in Elementary School" by Jessica McCrory Calarco, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology in Penn's School...

2011-12-07 14:44:38

Middle-class children ask their teachers for help more often and more assertively than working-class children and, in doing so, receive more support and assistance from teachers according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania. The findings are reported in the December issue of the American Sociological Review in a paper entitled, "'I Need Help!' Social Class and Children's Help-Seeking in Elementary School" by Jessica McCrory Calarco, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology in Penn's...

2011-11-29 07:00:00

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ParentLink® today announced the release of its newest iPhone applications for K-12 users of the ParentLink communication service. The Mobile Parent and Mobile Admin apps were both initially launched earlier in the year and have been enthusiastically received by parents and administrators at school districts around the country. Parents and administrators using these apps will now have access to grades, assignments, attendance, and...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

Homework Sanity, Inc. is offering $12,000 in free video chat tutoring sessions. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Homework Sanity, Inc., an innovative provider of services and products designed to alleviate the stress caused by school, has announced a $12,000 tutoring giveaway. Each week, Homework Sanity will pick winners until the $12,000 has been brought down to a zero balance. The contest is open to users anywhere in the world, but entrants must have access to Skype, Gmail or...

2011-11-04 06:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The common saying 'a mind is a terrible thing to waste' now comes with an ardent ring of truth," declared PrimeHangout founder and CEO Henry I. Balogun. "In my earlier press release, I emphasized what I firmly believe and care about and that is the fact that the time has come to help students from elementary school to high school and possibly beyond in their quest for academic excellence. We cannot and should not stand idly by and act like we are...

2011-10-27 13:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelguide.com has released a new version of its website today to include many new features. The site now serves as a hub to connect students with tutors and offers a low cost homework help solution. This section referred to as the "Studyhall" can be found at http://studyhall.novelguide.com. In addition, the http://www.novelguide.com site now has much more research material than it had in the past and offers help not only in the form of literary...

2011-10-27 07:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The time has come to help students from elementary school to high school and possibly beyond in their quest for academic excellence," declared by PrimeHangout founder and CEO Henry I. Balogun. "No child should suffer and struggle quietly with learning problems, hence the development of Transparency(TM)," Balogun emphasized. What is Transparency(TM)? "Transparency(TM) is a free tool designed to transform learning. If you are a teacher,...

2011-10-06 03:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For today's youth, being wired is a way of life. The average teen sends more than 50 texts a day; younger children spend over 10 hours a week playing video games; and the amount of time all kids spend online daily has tripled in the past 10 years. We are just beginning to assess how this nonstop connectivity is affecting kids' development, but it's clear that it is changing the nature of children's relationships to each other, their families, and...

2011-09-26 10:21:00

The New TVOParents.com is Your Secret Weapon To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/tvo/tvoparents-help-with-homework TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - As kids begin the challenge of a new school year, so begins the homework challenge. To ease the fear and frustration, TVO has created the parent's secret weapon: the new TVOParents.com. Launching today, it is a curated space that helps parents feed their child's mind, body and soul. Fully...

2011-09-19 10:11:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the new school year gets underway, a just-released survey finds that most eighth and ninth graders consider algebra to be their toughest subject -- and the same goes for parents who say advanced math, like algebra, tops the subjects they struggle with when helping their children with homework. The findings of the national survey are significant because algebra is regarded by many educators, including the U.S. Department of Education, to be a...