June 15, 2018

Even though it seems like it should be easy, learning to read can become a source of frustration for both kids and parents alike. Sometimes we expect kids to go from sight words to reading fluency without much trouble in between, when in fact there are multiple mistakes and errors kids commonly make.

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June 14, 2018

Gifted kids crave a good challenge. In fact, kids who are identified as gifted and talented need more stimulation to keep them motivated and extending their abilities beyond what you can imagine! Luckily, no matter if your child is homeschooled or goes to school, there are many fascinating and challenging activities your little learner can complete at home to keep them busy and learning. 

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June 13, 2018

The weather is getting cooler, and winter is right around the corner. There’s no better time to get outdoors to enjoy nature than the fall! This autumn, let’s explore the great outdoors with fun-filled STEM science activities perfect for early learners!

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June 12, 2018

Think about the last article, blog post, or book you read. Did you ask yourself questions while you read? Like most skilled readers and critical thinkers, you probably were continuously asking questions, even if you didn’t realize it. Asking questions helps us to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate a piece of text, and challenges us to expand our thinking.

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June 11, 2018

Afraid of the summer learning slide? Put your child to work in a fun and meaningful way by creating a unique summer learning plan tailored to the needs and interests of your child. Select rewards, create goals, and plan exciting activities that will energize your child for summer learning! This article offers you a step-by-step guide to designing your child’s very own summer learning program that will keep him and her learning each and every day this summer break!

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June 8, 2018

Teaching kids to divide and multiply might seem like an impossible task since the operations often involve more abstract thinking skills. Thankfully, there are many ways to bring multiplication and division to life! This article will explore simple starting points for teaching multiplication and division to your little mathematician!

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June 4, 2018

Think back to when you were learning math in school, and you’ll probably remember being drilled with quick problem solving and memorizing multiplication tables. While these methods have their place in learning math, researchers now recognize how important it is to understand the concepts behind math operations, and how critical it is to provide kids with visual models to aid in their understanding. Keep reading to discover some of the most important visual tools to use while teaching kids math concepts and operations.

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May 28, 2018

If you’ve never thought about playing a game of chess with your young child, think again! Learning chess requires the player to think hard without needing to read, making this game accessible to children as young as 5! What’s more is that playing chess has been shown to boost critical thinking and problem solving skills, dubbed by many as making kids smarter. This article will show you how to reap the benefits and introduce your little learner to chess! 

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May 21, 2018

Let’s face it: summer is endlessly exciting time of the year for kids, and keeping kids busy learning can present a challenge when school is out. Now that the school year drawing to a close, why not bring a little extra excitement to your child’s summer by planning incorporate learning themes? This article will share six captivating summer themes that will catch your child’s attention and keep them learning and having fun this summer!  

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May 14, 2018

It’s almost that time of the year again, and kids everywhere are getting excited for some summer fun in the sun! Even though the school year is drawing to a close, it’s important that kids stay engaged in meaningful learning. If you’re looking for ideas to keep kids focused during the last few weeks of school, this article will give you 4 fun ideas for exciting end of the year math projects!

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