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January 22, 2017

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Parents Can Be Their Child’s Academic “Coach,” Studying Like a Sport

By Lisa M. Collins

Jennifer Arrow, a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer who blogs about preschooling, afterschooling and children’s literature at Post-Apocalyptic Homeschool, has an article in The New York Times today advocating that parents treat academics like sports, and take on the roll of encouraging academics like a coach encourages excellence and winning in sports. 

http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/09/parents-should-coach-academics-as-seriously-as-they-do-sports/?_php=true&_type=blogs&emc=edit_tnt_20140409&nlid=26122194&tntemail0=y&_r=0ARE

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