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Science. Magnet's Magic for 2nd Graders!

May 17, 2022

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As we grow up we learn the fundamental rules of our world through exploration. Babies touch and taste everything and toddlers begin pushing and pulling objects to see what happens. One of these early fundamental rules is that objects don’t move unless something pushes or pulls it. Then magnets come to blow children’s minds. By sliding a magnet under a table paper clips and other metal pieces seem to move completely on their own! The invisible forces of magnetism capture students’ attention and pull them in to want to learn more.

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Science. 3rd Grade. Exploring the World of Dinosaurs and Ancient Animals

April 28, 2022

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Dinosaurs are a very popular character often seen in big hit movies and cartoon animations for kids. They also come in a full spectrum of playthings from fluffy stuffed toys to battery operated robots that walk and growl.

Fun Facts About Dinosaurs

What are dinosaurs anyway?

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Using Arrays and Skip Counting to Teach Multiplication

April 26, 2022

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If your child is having some trouble mastering more advanced math problems like division or two-digit multiplication, it might be worth revisiting their basic multiplication facts. Practicing multiplication facts doesn’t have to involve tedious drills and boring flash cards though! In fact, it is most important that your child understands the concept of multiplication first. In this article, you’ll learn how visuals such as arrays and skip counting on a number line can help your child visualize how multiplication works.

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What’s the Weather?

April 19, 2022

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In today’s technology laden world we can start the day by simply asking our digital assistants “What’s the weather going to be today?” But weather goes far deeper and can be far more interesting than just whether or not you are going to put on a jacket today. We are going to explore the fascinating world of weather and show fun ways you can interact with the weather every day!

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Simple Divisibility Strategies for Kids

April 1, 2022

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Still struggling with division? Can’t quite figure out your least common denominators? This list of divisibility strategies will speed up your fraction work and make those troublesome denominators a thing of the past.

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Learning Addition and Subtraction with Kids Academy

March 7, 2022

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Meet Anna.

Anna is 8 years old and has the confidence and competence of a Math whiz. She is very flexible with numbers; she can readily shuffle numbers about in her head and on paper.

You might think Anna is a genius of some kind, and she might be. But the truth is that Anna’s comfort with math didn’t happen by magic. It is the result of careful and deliberate nurturing.

Your child can have this same comfort with math. Continue reading!

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Three Fun Science Experiments for Kids

Jan. 5, 2022

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Let’s look at 3 science experiments one could turn into a fun activity in order to keep the young ones interested while learning. Continue reading to dive into the world of science!

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Making Multiplication and Division a Piece of Cake

Dec. 29, 2021

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Imagine your child being enthusiastic about Math, year after year after year. Instead of being anxiety-inducing, homework is a period of quiet focus capped by a sense of satisfaction. With some intentional early action, this can be a reality for you.

Learning math facts, such as the multiplication table, is one of those early intentional actions that have a big payoff in the long run. A calculator or a smartphone can easily multiply and divide for them, so why should children learn to do it by heart? This article explains why, and discusses what makes our Talented and Gifted app ideal for helping your child learn math facts. 

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Science. 1st Grade. What’s the Matter with Matter?

Dec. 24, 2021

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We all know how children have a tendency to ask A LOT of questions. What is my body made of? Why is water so runny whereas a bowl so hard? Why is air invisible? If your kid bombards you with these questions and you wonder how you can explain these topics to your first grader, then this article on matter, its states and their properties will make the perfect companion to your lesson plan.

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Thanksgiving Activities in Kids Academy

Nov. 23, 2021

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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.

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