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  • Welcome to our Education page. Find tips on a variety of topics and projects including, reading, math, science, art, music, foreign language, geography, and more. This list highlights our most popular posts, or scroll down for the most recent tips.

Health Education: 3 Ways to Motivate Your Children to Stay Active

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It seems like every other day we are hearing about a new weight loss program that promises fast results. Considering that as many as 40 percent of women and 24 percent of men in the U.S. are trying to lose weight at any given time, many are looking for the…

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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. Image courtesy of

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Education: Improving Handwriting Skills

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Clear handwriting is an important skill for kids to learn as they will be using it through the rest of their lives. The only way to improve handwriting skills is to practice, practice, practice. 4 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Handwriting

  1. Make sure your child is using the pencil correctly.

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Helping ADD Kids With Homework

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It's safe to say that most moms have a difficult time getting their kids to do their homework. Telling your child that they've got to continue to work even though they've already been at school all day can be as difficult as pulling teeth. Of course, the degree of the…

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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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