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  • 10 Tips for Reluctant Readers

    Are you looking for ways to get your reluctant reader to start turning the pages? Begin by determining what your child is passionate about and use it to gauge their interest in reading. Do they like soccer, Legos, hairstyles, or animals? There are plenty of books and activities in every  Click to read more.

  • How to Pick an Appropriate Level Book for Beginning Readers

    Young children need help selecting books that are appropriate for their individual reading level. As parents and educators we want to instill a love of reading in our children. Helping them find books that are at an “appropriate level” and a “good fit” for the child is a great place  Click to read more.

  • Homework Station Essentials!

    Set up a homework station with no distractions and stock it with essential supplies that will make completing homework easier. Phone basket - turn them off 3 bins for school papers: recycle, keep, notes for mom Pencils Eraser Pencil sharpener Scissors Markers Crayons Ruler Stapler Hole punch Tape Construction or card stock paper Notebook paper Glue sticks  Click to read more.

  • Routine to the Rescue!

    The start of the school year always feels like a new beginning. It is a great time to establish new healthier habits and routines. What aspects of your family’s life could use improvement? Are mornings hectic and crazy? Have you lost control of the screen or phone time? Is meal  Click to read more.

  • Get ready! Get set! Get Back to School!

    Switching from the laid-back days of summer to the busy routines of the school year can be a stressful transition for both parents and children, but with a little planning and a positive attitude, it can be a lot easier. Here are a few suggestions to help ease your family  Click to read more.

  • Common Core Needs Tailoring for Gifted Learners, Advocates Say

    Written By: Katie Ash While many educators feel that the common-core standards fall more in line with the pedagogy of gifted education than previous states’ standards, the standards in and of themselves will not be sufficient to challenge a school's most advanced learners, gifted education advocates say. "Some students will be able  Click to read more.