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02/23/2019 - Fostering a Love of Learning from an Early Age: How to Get Your Kindergartener Excited

Getting your little one excited about his or her academic future may seem difficult, especially if your child is not one to read quietly or remain patient while learning to print his or her name. There are several things you can do at home, starting from a very early age, that will help your child develop a love of learning and excitement for what the school day brings – even before kindergarten begins.

Let Your Child be the Director

At such a young age, many ..

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02/12/2019 - 5 Tips for Preparing Your Sixth Grader for Middle School

Middle school is an exciting and often scary transition for many kids. It marks the time in their academic lives when they no longer spend much of the day in one or two classrooms and instead must visit up to seven classrooms with seven teachers each day. The five tips below will help you prepare your child for the changes to come through responsibility, organization, and sheer excitement.

#1 – Teach Orga..

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02/04/2019 - Top 5 Elementary School Teaching and Learning Trends to Look for in 2019

Elementary school once focused on the three basic areas of study – the classic reading, writing, and arithmetic. These days, though, as the real world puts more focus on science, the arts, and the skills involved in thinking critically, the need to improve elementary school students’ exposure to these subjects and skills grows. Below are five elementary school teaching and learning trends in 2019 that are designed to prepare children for success in adulthood.

#1 – More Challengin..

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