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Read Aloud: Raising Lifelong Readers

Feb. 27, 2017

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Ask any teenager if they like to read, and you might be disappointed with their answer. While some young adults love to read, many are growing up attached to their video games and smart phones. Luckily there are many ways to nurture a lifelong love for reading within our littlest of learns. Keep reading to find out how to plant the seeds necessary to grow our kids’ love for reading.

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Summer Activities for Vocabulary Learning

July 11, 2016

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What better way to improve kids’ vocabulary mastery than through fun and engaging play. Children love to play outdoors, and summer is ideal time to transform learning into a joyful activity. Here is a list of valuable takeaways to help your kids enlarge vocabulary during the summer break. 

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10 Creative Ways to Promote Reading & Writing in the Summer

July 4, 2016

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Reading and writing are lifelong skills that kids should never stop mastering. Just because summer is meant for relaxing, it doesn’t mean that young learners need a long break from their preschool endeavors. Kids Academy offers a unique pick of creative tips to help your children progress in reading and writing without summer learning loss.  

 

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Magic Formula of Critical Thinking Projects

Dec. 27, 2015

If you are about to teach your kids logics and are wondering where to start from, then this post is for you. 

As we know, little kids don’t like lectures, they simply get bored when they hear monotonous speech. They learn best in a creative, hands-on environment where they can do things themselves. For this reason, try to shorten the time of your speech, but involve their senses in personalized and meaningful for them tasks.

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The Stages of Writing

Oct. 18, 2015

For us, parents, it seems incredibly difficult to teach kids to write. We hardly know where to start from. However, writing is a process that breaks easily into several stages: scribbling, tracing, and independent writing.

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Montessori ABC for Kids HD Available on the App Store

Sept. 20, 2015

We are happy to share the news that our new app Montessori ABC for Kids HD is now available on the App Store.

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10 Tips on How to Read Aloud to Kids

Sept. 13, 2015

In our previous blog post we gave some advice on how to choose books for kids. Today we are going to share some tips about reading aloud. We’ve done thorough research into the topic and we are sure you will benefit from following the tips.

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8 Things to Avoid in Reading Aloud

Aug. 23, 2015

This blog post is going to be all negative. Not because we are so boring, but just because we are writing about the things to avoid during reading aloud. There are only 8 points, so let us start…

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Keyboarding or Writing - Which Skill to Teach?

Feb. 8, 2015

In the era of smart devices and digital communication we spend most of our days with laptops, tablets, and smart phones. We communicate mostly via e-mail or texting, which requires keyboarding skills.  However, we can easily live through the day without writing a single word with a pen. Does this mean that we should dump writing as a useless activity and teach our kids to type?

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How to Use the Listen & Play Mode in Reading with Kids

Jan. 25, 2015

Listen & Play mode is created especially to foster children's creativity. They listen to the story and animate the characters themselves. There's no particular order to bring the characters to life, kids can experiment and do this according to their own liking.

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