June 19, 2023
As parents and caregivers, we want to keep our kids engaged in learning during the summer break. Many learners will experience what is known as the “summer slide” which is when they lose some of the academic gains they have made during the school year over summer break. Reading, particularly in the elementary years, is an area that is vulnerable to that learning loss. Here are some recommendations for keeping elementary kids engaged in reading during the summer:
May 23, 2023
Over the last few years, many children experienced learning loss in some academic areas due to the pandemic. Parents are concerned that their elementary students struggle with developing reading skills, so important for learning success. We'll provide ways to address these issues using the science of reading—the latest teaching approach based on extensive research.
May 17, 2023
Most parents read to their children starting from day one. But once kids enter kindergarten, it’s expected that they can recognize and recite the alphabet. So how can we, as parents, make a bridge from reading about the alphabet, to actually learning to recognize it? The answer is as simple as by mixing it up! By offering a variety of activities, especially those that require hands-on learning, kids learn the alphabet in no time. Keep reading to discover 10 exciting alphabet activities for preschoolers!
Feb. 1, 2023
In America, Black History Month serves as an excellent time to study the many historical contributions and accomplishments of notable African Americans. It’s especially important that our little learners understand the history as they grow older since our youngest citizens will one day be in charge. Whether you’re a teacher or a parent, read this article to learn more about the importance of celebrating Black History Month with kids, and find ways to honor it both at home and in the classroom!
Nov. 22, 2022
Thanksgiving is a special day to express gratitude for different things we have in life — both material and not. Children eagerly enjoy this precious holiday when families get together, prepare a hearty meal and cherish their traditions by telling each other stories of the old days or go out to watch a festive parade.
July 25, 2022
From youth, kids frequently make correlations, on account of which they can recognize their most loved toys, shoes, or even places. For this, comparatives and exemplifications are typically utilized, which lay out contrast and sort out the things with which kids cooperate consistently. These kinds of words work with correspondence since they lay out contrasts or similitudes between specific gatherings of articles, individuals or creatures, giving more data about them. Be that as it may, similar and standout descriptors in English have various purposes and are framed in various ways.
July 1, 2022
Independence Day is one of the most celebrated American holidays that is often accentuated by colorful parades during the day and gleaming fireworks at night. As much as the 4th July marks a very significant part of American history, a lot of kids these days know very little as to what it really stands for. Through this article, you can take your kids on a short trip down memory lane that spans centuries of symbolic struggle and perseverance.
June 12, 2022
Summer break gives both kids and teachers much-needed rest, but it doesn’t come without a cost. Researchers know that kids lose about a month of learning by the time they arrive back in the classroom in the fall! Known as the summer slide, this phenomenon have been plaguing kids and robbing them of their learning gains. Since reading is important to all subjects, it’s important that kids don’t fall behind during the summer months. This article will discuss the importance of summer reading, and how to engage your kids in reading this summer!
June 1, 2022
You’ve heard the proverb “A child who reads is an adult who thinks.” Indeed, reading develops critical thinking, and critical thinking is arguably a key skill for future success in life. Third grade is a pivotal time for developing your child’s reading skills. You may have noticed that your child’s interest in reading has changed: he chooses books by topic, he expresses interest in fiction and non-fiction books, or he selects books that are longer. This is because third-grade students begin to switch from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.”
May 19, 2022
The child begins his or her acquaintance with the surrounding world due to their speech. Every year this acquaintance becomes more intense and filled. It is important that children`s speech development should take place promptly. It should be driven in accordance with the norms that can be traced at a certain age level.
The child needs help in order to master their speech fully. Some ways and methods of developing speech skills in early preschool age are also available to parents. These ways and methods are simple and effective. They are not difficult to master on their own.