Today's Tip for Families

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Real-World Applications Motivate Teens in English, Math

Sometimes teens wonder about the “point” of taking certain classes—or why those classes matter. If you hear this from your teen, help make the connections between the learning that goes on in school and life outside school.

English classes are important because nearly every career requires good communication skills. The skills taught in English class help your teen:

Math classes are important because math is increasingly necessary for success in a variety of careers. In math class, your teen will learn to analyze and draw on years of previous knowledge to problem-solve. In addition, math skills are essential for managing everyday life. Improving math skills will help your teen:

Brought to you by:

Houston Middle School
Melody Stephenson, Principal

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