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Kids Who Blog

Kids Who Blog

These days, it seems like almost everyone has a blog. Authors have them, businesses have them, celebrities have them, but what about kids? Increasing numbers of elementary age children are getting into blogging, primarily with the encouragement and assistance of their teachers. These educators have seen the academic and social

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Skip the Academic Slide With These Summer Reading Tips.

Skip the Academic Slide With These Summer Reading Tips.

You and your child have worked so hard and made so much progress during the school year. Summer is on the way, a beautiful chance to let go of some of that stress and enjoy your free time together. Unfortunately, summer holidays can also lead to an academic slide. It

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5 Tips For Improving Your Childs Reading Comprehension

5 Tips For Improving Your Childs Reading Comprehension

What sounds does “ch” make? Is the “a” in that word pronounced like apple or like angel? What happens when you add “s” to the end of a word? When a child is learning to read, many parents have the advantage of already having an expertise in the subject matter.

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5 Tips For A Smooth Morning Routine

5 Tips For A Smooth Morning Routine

Parents frequently find mornings to be the most stressful part of the week – especially on weekdays, which have the added pressure of bus stop timing and day planning. It’s common for families to find themselves struggling with manic mornings, day after day. Great news: Mornings don’t have to be

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“How Many More Pages?” | Encouraging Your Reluctant Reader

You may find yourself wishing you could turn your reluctant reader into an avid one. You want your child to discover the joy and magic of literary worlds, and to acquire an essential skill that will be the foundation for success in school and life. Studies show that kids who

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10 Family Resolutions for the New Year

10 Family Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. It’s a time for families to come together, celebrate the year that was, and commit themselves to a year ahead filled with growth, rewarding time in one another’s company and resolutions of other kinds. Here are 10 resolutions that will help

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5 Ways To Be Silly With Your Kids

Everyone knows that parenting is hard! But that word “hard”, barely begins to cover all the things a loving parent might worry about on a daily basis. As a parent, it’s essential of course to make money, provide for your family and to be there for every up and down

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How to Use Positive Reinforcement to Improve Your Child’s Reading

When it comes to helping your child become an avid and careful reader, it is better to motivate, inspire and reward than to mandate, threaten and punish. Reinforcement is all about supporting a certain behavior so it is more likely to be repeated and become internalized or habitual. To help

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Tips to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Learning is always a partnership between home and school. If a child’s parents or guardians work in conjunction with their teacher to give them the support they need, then the chances for academic excellence and a happy educational experience increase dramatically. Here are six tips for what you can do

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Tips for Your Kids to Excel in Reading

When your child excels at reading, they are opening the doors for their own success. Good reading skills will help them with every subject in school, extracurricular activities, and adulthood. Building great reading skills takes practice. It also takes some dedication by the parents to help the child develop a

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Kids Who Blog

Kids Who Blog

These days, it seems like almost everyone has a blog. Authors have them, businesses have them, celebrities have them, but what about kids? Increasing numbers of elementary age children are getting into blogging, primarily with the encouragement and assistance of their teachers. These educators have seen the academic and social

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4 Tips to Teaching Your Child to Read

So, you’ve been reading to your child and have decided to dive in and start teaching them to read themselves. You see them pointing at and sounding out words, asking questions, and leaning over to look at the page while you weave your stories. But actually starting the process of

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