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WEDNESDAY 8/5 on GCP with CSL: Marc Morial and Michelle Miller

This week on Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis: Our first power couple, Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, and Michelle Miller, CBS News National Correspondent.  Michelle and Marc share stories of growing up with political fathers, raising independent children while managing busy public careers, and much more.   This episode has lots of great stories and [...]

GCP Sidebar: Homework Helpers

At GCP we are always on the lookout for resources that can help parents boost our sons' (and daughters') achievement.   Below are some sites that may be helpful: Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)  This site, created by Sal Kahn, has over 2100 videos which feature mini lessons and  self-paced exercises covering math (from basic arithmetic to advanced calculus), science (biology, [...]

By |2011-03-12T22:29:55-05:00March 12th, 2011|Resources|1 Comment

The ABC’s of Tutoring

When should you hire a tutor and what type of tutor is best for your child?  GCP sat down with several established tutors who work with students in Maplewood, New Jersey and New York City to get some expert advice on what to look for, what to expect and how best to work with tutors. A threshold question is [...]

By |2011-03-09T09:50:24-05:00March 9th, 2011|Resources|2 Comments

GCP Sidebar: Parent Groups

Patricia H. Shimm, author of "Parenting Your Toddler: The Expert's Guide to the Tough and Tender Years", has run the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development for over 20 years and  knows the benefits of parent groups.  Shimm established parent groups as part of the Toddler Center program since its inception, and has run scores of them for decades. [...]

By |2011-03-02T00:25:12-05:00March 2nd, 2011|Parents, Resources|1 Comment