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Grammar. Parts of Speech for 2nd Grade. Identifying Nouns in the Story

Jan. 21, 2022

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Your kids might be fond of stories during spare time or bedtime. You can always use stories to teach a concept and instill values to your children. A story is an opportunity to open learning horizons in both academics and personal development of your kids. Read more to learn how to make nouns "visible" for your kids in stories.

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Grammar. Parts of Speech for 2nd Grade. Collective Nouns and Reflexive Pronouns.

Jan. 20, 2022

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A collective noun is a noun that pertains to a group, which can either be taken as singular or plural depending on whether the members are doing the same thing at a particular time or not. If the members are into one task, the collective noun is taken as singular; if they are not united in doing an action, this noun is considered plural.

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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)

Cyberbullying: Warning Signs, Effects on Children and How to Help

Jan. 19, 2022

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We are living in a world of technology, and everyone is glued to their gadgets as we do most things with them. Almost everyone uses Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and now TikTok as a way to communicate with friends and even strangers. There is an age restriction with using these applications, nevertheless, it is easy for anyone to forge their age. Nearly all social media applications require their users to be at least 13 years old – this can be found under the applications’ Terms and Conditions. Age restrictions exist because COPPA law or Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act states that any organizations or people operating online services (including social media services) are not allowed to gather the personal data of anyone under the age of 13 without parental permission.

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Back to School After the Winter Break

Jan. 6, 2022

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Dear Reader, we're happy to see you here stepping into 2022 together with Kids Academy and we wish you and your children a fruitful and gracious year full of heart-warming and positively exciting moments!

Are your kid and you ready for the second half of the academic year? Some students might be eager to dive into the learning process again, see their friends and favorite teachers. Others would feel a bit slow and reluctant after the freedom and leisure of the holiday time. Both moods are totally fine, since we're all different. The important thing is to listen to your child, help them be happy and comfortable with the school and support their endeavors.

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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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by Olga Kitina (Special Education Teacher and Speech Therapist)

Hyperactivity in Children: Tips for Parents and Calming Games Ideas

Jan. 3, 2022

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Many parents are familiar with the situation when a toddler runs around the flat without stopping, screams, taps on furniture, lies down on the floor and waves his legs and arms and does not hear at all what you are telling him.

The first thing to do in this situation is to divert the toddler's attention.

To do this, you can use little tricks. Keep reading to find out what tricks you can use to quieten down your little fidget.

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Grammar. Parts of Speech for 2nd Grade. Irregular Plural Nouns

Dec. 30, 2021

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At home, you might have rules for your children that can be set aside in special circumstances. For instance, suppose your kids are only allowed to play learning games for an hour; but whenever they perform well in their rehearsals, you reward them with an extra hour of playing. In grammar, there are also exceptions to the rules. Your kids are already acquainted with pluralizing nouns. Let's read further to be able to explain the concept of irregular plural noun to your children!

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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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by Olga Kitina (Special Education Teacher and Speech Therapist)

Hyperactivity in Children: Causes and Ways to Manage It

Dec. 27, 2021

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All the preschool children are usually very active. Preschool children`s activity is the age norm. They like to run, jump, climb on benches and climbing frames, play outdoor games, sing and dance.

How to distinguish a high level of activity from hyperactivity and overexcitability? Read this article to find out!

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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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