Greater Atlanta Christian School Blog

10 Brain Foods that will Help your Child Thrive in School

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Wed, Jun 10, 2020

All parents know it is important to feed their children breakfast and lunch so they can do their very best at school. Growling stomachs can interrupt learning! But it is important to note that it's not just important to feed children, but to be intentional about choosing foods that will help them learn, focus, and concentrate. Foods full of sugar and unhealthy fats can cause children to swing between hyper and sluggish.

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Topics: parenting tips, nutrition, healthy eating

4 Tips to Help your Child Maintain a Love of Learning

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Sat, May 16, 2020
For a parent, there is no greater pleasure than watching your child learn new things. While a school's purpose is to ensure children receive the education they need to be successful in life, parents play a role in preparing children outside the classroom as well. The best teachers inspire students to nurture their curiosity by creating an environment where learning is fun. Parents can do the same at home to instill a love of learning in their child that will last a lifetime. 
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Topics: parenting, parenting tips, love of learning

6 Screen-Free Ways to Unplug with your Family

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Mon, Mar 23, 2020
When it comes to instilling positive values in your children, one of the easiest ways is to set technology aside at least one night a week for a fun family activity. You can then focus on teaching your children to collaborate and engage in quality communication while forging a strong family bond. 

Here are six ways to unplug with your family to take advantage of screen-free time:

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Topics: parenting, Technology, parenting tips, screen-free time

How to Help your Child Develop Effective Study Habits and Time Management Skills

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Thu, Jan 23, 2020

School projects, homework, and reading assignments are an opportunity for students to practice time management and study skills outside the structure of the classroom. These skills are essential to success later in life, and when mastered early, greatly improve your child's experience and self-confidence.

As a parent, you want to avoid the chaos of helping your child desperately complete long-term projects or "cram" for important exams the night before they are due. You want to avoid "nagging" your child to do his or her homework, but as a parent, you feel responsible for supervising your child's home studies.

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Topics: parenting tips, study habits, time management

How to Raise a Reader: 7 Easy Tips Parents can Start using Today

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Tue, Jan 7, 2020
We all know how important good reading skills are in today's world. Everything we learn has a reading aspect; even math textbooks require reading. Reading is the door to knowledge and understanding, adventure, and success. The better we read, the easier it is to get ahead in life. Reading is a great way to learn communication skills, including writing skills. The more we read, the easier it gets. In a world full of books, but many distractions, how do we get our children to read?
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Topics: reading, parenting tips