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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)

How Brain Training Works for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

May 4, 2021

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Welcome to the brain training world! There have been numerous claims that brain training improves the symptoms of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other learning disorders, even though most are testimonies from different brain training centers, we can never be too sure if we don't try it to ourselves and children.

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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)

Strategies for Going Digital as a Means of Learning for Children with ADHD

April 27, 2021

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Most people do not find it hard going digital for their learning strategy, this pandemic has driven everyone to face learning by themselves, but as far as parents are concerned, it has become difficult; being a teacher for a school year is not an easy task. Going digital to accommodate all students was the schools’ solution, however, it is in the ability of parents to help the child and think of all the strategies that will best benefit their child. It is not easy for parents to homeschool their children, and parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) face special challenges.  

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Introducing 'Dress Up Eddie' - a New Feature of Kids Academy App

March 18, 2021

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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

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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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Using Gamified Quizzes to Improve Student Learning

Feb. 15, 2021

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Teaching and learning has changed quite a bit over the years, with the addition of gamified learning now taking center stage in classrooms across the country. The concept of gamified quizzes helps to inspire increased academic engagement and motivation to improve learning outcomes because it turns boring in-class activities into exciting games. Read this article to learn more about enhancing the effectiveness of your lessons and units by integrating gamified quizzes using interactive apps!

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Reducing Screen Time when School is Online: Tips for Making Screen Time Count

Feb. 1, 2021

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It’s no secret that the amount of time kids spend on screens have jumped since the start of the pandemic. At the same time, parents and teachers are haunted by pre-pandemic warnings to reduce time spent on technology, especially for young children who are at risk for becoming overweight. So, what are parents and teachers to do when this year many schools across the country are taught online? Keep reading to find out how to reduce screen time and balance it with other activities, even during online learning.

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Incorporating STEM Activities into Online and Hybrid Classroom

Nov. 30, 2020

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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

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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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Digital Citizenship and Computer Science for Kids

Nov. 3, 2020

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Have you found yourself struggling to help your little learner through their online classes this fall? If so, you’re not alone! For many parents, virtual classes have been exhausting. Not only are our youngest kids trying to learn to read and write, but they’re trying to do so over the internet and on a laptop that they have likely never used before this year! Read this article to find out how to teach kids computer skills and the basics of communicating online!

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10 Thrilling Halloween STEM Activities

Oct. 26, 2020

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Halloween is one of childhood’s favorite holidays, and it’s easy to take advantage of the excitement of the season by mixing in some frightfully fun STEM-based activities! Use common supplies and Halloween candy to flex your child’s engineering and science abilities and knowledge. This article will share 10 thrilling Halloween STEM activities for kids that you will love as much as your child! 

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