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Summer Learning: How to Make an Educational Treasure Map

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It can be hard this time of year, particularly during the summer, to keep up your kids’ enthusiasm for learning…. For that matter, it can be hard for you to keep up your enthusiasm to help your kids to learn. If you’re like me, you’ve been working hard

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Parenting: How to Help Your Child Pick the Right College

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High school is said to be the “best years of our lives,” and in many aspects it is. It is the time when a person begins to separate their identity from that of their parents. Your teen… is learning what it means to be an adult. They are involved in

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear Activities with Eric Carle

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Eric Carle books are such a staple in preschool classrooms. The fun themes, brightly-colored illustrations, and simple, repetitive text make them a favorite among young children. These books integrate really well into a variety of classroom themes, like animals, zoos, winter, and even travel.





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Winter Preschool Math Activity

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When teaching math to young children, we often think of number-related concepts, such as counting forward, counting backward, simple addition, and simple subtraction. However, there are a lot of mathematical concepts that can be taught to preschool-age children that are not necessarily related to numbers and operations.



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Structured vs. Unstructured Learning Activities

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When creating learning activities for my children, ages 3 and 5, I try to create both structured learning activities, which have clear directions and rules to complete the assignment, and unstructured learning activities…, which allow the children more creative freedom to explore their understanding of a particular topic. The

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7 Benefits to Using Educational Software

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Parents are responsible for helping their children get the best possible learning available. Studies have shown that our children are behind in their test scores which will have a great impact on how many kids will attend college and be able to get a good paying job. There are so…

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25 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers

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Parents always hear about the importance of fine motor skills for their toddlers and preschoolers. But what exactly are fine motor skills? Fine motor skills involve small movements of the fingers, wrists, hands, feet, toes, tongue, and lips.Whether your preschool-age child is developing typically or has fine motor delays, it’s …

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25 Books to Entice Reluctant Readers

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The beginning of the school year can be a tough time to encourage reluctant readers. Many kids fall behind in their reading skills over the summer and it makes it that much more difficult to get them to pick up the pace again when the homework starts to pile up…

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Benefits of a Peer Buddy for Struggling Kids

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Kids who are struggling academically or socially in school can make huge gains from having a peer buddy. Creating a peer buddy system is an easy way to support students and grow a caring community within a school. So what is a peer buddy and how can you get one…

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Preschool Apple Spelling Game

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Can you believe it’s almost Fall already? When I think of Fall, I dream of apple orchards and pumpkin vines and leaves changing colors. It’s probably because I live in South Florida, where I do not actually get a chance to experience these things — but it doesn’t stop me…

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