May 7, 2018

When it comes to teaching our kids to read, it may seem like a daunting and impossible task for someone who isn’t already an early education teacher. While sight word flashcards and worksheets are no doubt important, the first step to teaching kids how to read is simply to pick up a book and start reading. This article explores ways to read with your child to maximize early literacy and language learning.

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March 19, 2018

Are you looking for new ideas to teach measurement in a fun, yet meaningful way? Measurement is a necessary skill for kids to learn, but kids have a hard time grasping the concept from desk work alone. Instead, offer kids hands-on ways to to engage with measurement and data to keep them motivated, and set a real-life purpose for learning this important math concept. 

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Nov. 28, 2017

As parents, we know that our kids are naturally curious about the world around them. Since our kids are natural scientists, early childhood is the best time to begin exploring chemistry to learn more about the chemicals and materials in their world. Inspire and fascinate your child with the following physical science activities for kids! 

 

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Nov. 20, 2017

Let’s delve into the world of physics and see how fun it can be for kids! While physics sounds like a tough subject to tackle, there are many kid-friendly experiments to engage kids while exposing them to meaningful STEM activities.

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Oct. 9, 2017

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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Oct. 3, 2017

When it comes to multitasking, you may have heard of the popular expression, “kill one bird with two stones”. In today’s classroom, teachers are now mixing math with literacy skills, in stark contrast to the math drills we’ve once endured in our own childhood! Not only is using literacy skills to teach math a convenient way to teach across the curriculum, but it helps teach kids to thoroughly understand the processes behind the math they learn. 

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Sept. 22, 2017

With so many misperceptions about giftedness, many parents believe that gifted kids are the straight-A students who are overachieving in every subject. This simply isn’t the case. If you know or suspect that you’re raising a gifted child, this article will shed light on some of the most common misperceptions surrounding giftedness to help you understand how to best support your little learner!

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Aug. 28, 2017

One of the greatest challenges of parenting school-aged kids is trying to engage the unengaged. This can lead to a frustrating cycle, causing strife for both parent and child. Here’s an article to address one of childhood’s most pressing issues: motivating the reluctant learners. Keep reading to find strategies to engage kids who are seemingly indifferent to learning. 

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June 19, 2017

School is out for the summer, and there’s no doubt that your little learner is looking for something to do! It’s only inevitable that your child will most likely fill some of that time with screen-time, but it’s never been truer that apps can unlock a whole new world previously unimaginable. This article explores the many ways that your child’s favorite apps can transform into real-world hobbies to spur a lifetime of learning and discovery! 

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May 22, 2017

Too often, kids arrive in high school with a dread for school and an underappreciation for learning. That’s why it’s so important to build a strong love for learning, and to set the stage for strong study habits early in life. If you’re wondering how to help your child build strong study habits, this article will shed some light to help the earliest of learners to plant the seeds for good study habits and lifetime learning!

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