Ways to Introduce Chess to Children: A Guide for Parents

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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Engaging End-of-the-Year Math Project Ideas for Grades 1-3

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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5 Science-Backed Ways to Read with Your Child

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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