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How to Help Your Kids Earn Better Grades

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One of the most important goals kids can set is to earn better grades.   It’s easier than you think. You and your child are well aware where he/she is excelling and where he/she may need some help.  Every child is different, but in more than a decade of…

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Literacy: Why Reading Aloud is Essential

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Reading—After raising four sons and working as a teacher, I would have to agree with the experts that reading aloud is essential. Why Reading Aloud is Essential

Decades of Literacy Research Encourages Parents Reading Aloud

  • Becoming a Nation of Readers (1985) reached two conclusions. 1) The single most important

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Fall Leaves: Exploring Utah’s Alpine Loop and Cascade Springs

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When I think of seeing fall leaves, I think of New England. Not because I've seen the fall leaves there, but because they're famous. I've been planning a trip to see them for three years in a row to no avail. Hopefully, I will get to see them someday!…

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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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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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5 Name Games for Preschoolers – Learning Activities

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Last night, we went to my daughter's preschool orientation. We had the opportunity to tour her new classroom, and she was so excited to see her name all over the place: on the birthday board, on her cubby, on her class folder, and on the list at the beginning of…

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