The Homework Battle

The Homework Battle

What is homework exactly? Is it the bane of every student's existence or the tried-and-true method for mastering a skill? Is it extra practice to be done at home or is it the leftover material too vast to be covered during one class session? Perhaps homework is meaningful or perhaps it is busy-wor...

Keeping Kids Organized for School and Beyond

Keeping kids organized for school and beyond

For students to attain academic success, they need to have key organizational skills. With these skills, students learn to manage their materials, time, and even critical thinking. With a few simple supplies and some patient guidance, teachers and parents can ensure their youngsters will have what...

GEDDES wins 2016 Bizrate® Circle of Excellence® Award

2016 Bizrate Circle of Excellence Award

Raymond Geddes & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has won the 2016 Bizrate® Circle of Excellence® Award.

Bizrate® Insights, a Time Inc. company, is one of the largest sources of consumer-generated reviews of online retailers in the United States. Only 5.8% eligible retailers in North ...

Stats and Effects of Bullying Infographic

Stats and Effects of Bullying Infographic

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  • 1 in 4 students report being bullied during the school year 
  • Most students won't report bullying - 63% of victims don't report bullying
  • 90% of students who are bullied offline are also bullied online 
  • Looks, body shape, and race are the most common reasons for bullying 
  • Stu...
Time for Change? How to Know Your Child Needs a New Teacher

How to know when your child needs a new teacher

As long as you are not planning to homeschool your child, you can count on having a long-term relationship with your child's school and its teachers. You want to send your student off each day with confidence knowing the school will make your child successful. Your child's classroom teachers can b...

Arrange Desks to Meet Objectives

Classroom seating

The classroom management strategies of effective elementary and secondary teachers often include a variety of desk arrangements. Placing students in seating arrangements that are specific to particular lessons can encourage student participation and objective mastery. From traditional rows and ful...