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Announcing Draw and Count Games in Kids Academy App
April 2, 2021 Blog post Announcing Draw and Count Games in Kids Academy App main image

Supplement your preschooler’s learning with these fun, unique, and hands-on Draw and Count games.  We promise your little learner will not want to wait to finish them all!  Don’t forget to check out the rest of our exciting and educational activities in our app, which you can download and try for free on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

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Be a Help, not a Hassle. 10 Simple Tips to Help your Student with Homework
March 23, 2021 Blog post Be a Help, not a Hassle. 10 Simple Tips to Help your Student with Homework main image

There has always been a gap between parents and students and nowhere is that more obvious than at the homework table. No matter how helpful and well intentioned parents are they can be met with hostility and stubborn students. These 10 tips will help build a successful bridge between learning in the classroom and learning at home. 

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Introducing 'Dress Up Eddie' - a New Feature of Kids Academy App
March 18, 2021 Blog post Introducing 'Dress Up Eddie' - a New Feature of Kids Academy App main image

At Kids Academy, we’re always working hard to offer your kids the very best learning resources! That’s why we’re proud to announce an exciting new feature integrated within the Kids Academy app! Meet Eddie the Elephant: a lovable character that your child will love to dress using stars from an innovative new reward system. Keep reading to find out more about this exciting new gamified learning experience!

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Track Your Child’s Learning with Weekly Progress Reports
March 17, 2021 Blog post Track Your Child’s Learning with Weekly Progress Reports main image

Understanding your child’s learning is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to support their academic achievement! You’ll have the necessary tools to track your child’s progress and discover their strengths and weaknesses. Use this information to your full advantage to monitor learning, remediate for gaps, and celebrate success! 

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Rethinking Homework for Remote Learning
March 10, 2021 Blog post Rethinking Homework for Remote Learning main image

Even before the pandemic, reducing or even eliminating homework has been a subject up for debate in both teachers and parents. Now that many classrooms have pivoted to online learning, it has again become a controversial subject. Understandably, homework poses unique challenges in the online learning environment, when there isn’t very much to separate home versus classwork. Read this article to discover how rethinking homework might be necessary and explore 5 strategies for creating successful assignments geared toward online learning environment.

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Introducing Foundational Reading Courses in Kids Academy App
March 10, 2021 Blog post Introducing Foundational Reading Courses in Kids Academy App main image

Kids Academy is proud to introduce a new Foundational Reading courses for kindergarten through 3rd grade added to the app! Much like the other features included in the app, these courses were developed with the expertise of early childhood educators. What makes it different is that it targets all the necessary skills in comprehensive curricula packed with units and lessons that will transform your little learner into a reader. Keep reading to find more details about what’s included in the Foundational Reading program!

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Incorporating STEM Activities into Online and Hybrid Classroom
Nov. 30, 2020 Blog post Incorporating STEM Activities into Online and Hybrid Classroom main image

With so many students learning from home or transitioning back and forth between the classroom and online classes, planning for lessons that incorporate STEM can seem daunting for even the most experienced educator. So far, 2020-2021 school year has undoubtably been a challenging one for teachers, who are struggling to adapt lessons for various learning models. If you’re worried about the quality of your lessons, these tips can help you to develop easy STEM lesson plans. Read this article to learn how to incorporate more STEM projects into your online or hybrid classes!   

 

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Kids Academy Introduces Blended Learning Course: Science with E-Blox
Nov. 23, 2020 Blog post Kids Academy Introduces Blended Learning Course: Science with E-Blox main image

The world is constantly changing, and Kids Academy knows that children today must be prepared for whatever lies ahead. That’s why we’ve partnered with E-Blox to bring your students a state-of-the-art way to learn science in a format that blends online lessons with hands-on learning! If this sounds intriguing, keep reading to find out more details about our new partnership and how the Kids Academy Blended Learning Science Course can benefit your little learners!

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How Effective is Online Learning for the Youngest Learners? Tips to Improve Success
Nov. 9, 2020 Blog post How Effective is Online Learning for the Youngest Learners? Tips to Improve Success main image

After the pivot to online learning that occurred last spring, many parents and teachers can probably agree that online learning has taken a toll on their kids’ learning. That leads many of us to the same question: just how effective is online learning, and what can be done to make it more successful? Join us as we explore the effectiveness of school online, and keep reading to discover tips for online learning success.

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Tech Trends in the Classroom that May Outlive Pandemic
Oct. 26, 2020 Blog post Tech Trends in the Classroom that May Outlive Pandemic main image

Back in March when the coronavirus first swept the nation, schools quickly shut their doors and made a sudden switch to virtual learning. Since then, districts have reopened, but in innovative new ways! All over the country, school children are learning remotely through teleconferencing apps and submitting work online. But when the classroom doors reopen, will things go back to way they used to be? Probably not. Keep reading to examine the current trends in educational technology that just might outlive the Covid-19 pandemic.

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