Early Literacy 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Raising an Early Reader

Posted in Teaching on May 31, 2017

A young child with high early literacy

Have you seen that viral video going around of the 19-month-old who can already read basic words and count to 50? I have, and honestly, it freaked me out a little bit. Watch it if you dare here. By no means should you feel intimidated by the video and try to force your child into Read More »

Importance of Brain Breaks in Your Child's Education

Posted in Teaching on May 26, 2017

Child taking a much needed brain break

Do you remember when you were in school? Sitting there staring for hours at a blank piece of paper, clueless about how to solve a problem? Brain breaks save your child from the torment difficult topics cause. The exact torment we suffered through in school. They also add value and excitement to your child's education. Read More »

Multiple Intelligences 101: 9 Types of Intelligence and Becoming Smarter

Posted in Teaching on May 25, 2017

Your brain has Multiple Intelligences

If you wanted to see how heavy you are, you would step on a scale and read the numbers that appear. If you want to know how tall you are, you could use measuring tape. If you’d like to know how smart you are, you can take an IQ test, right? Howard Gardner disagrees. Gardner Read More »

Using Exercise Bands to Keep Your ADHD Child Seated

Posted in Teaching on May 21, 2017

The solution for getting ADHD student sitting still

Children with ADHD face a number of problems, especially if they attend public school. Contrary to what many people think, hand fidget items are not the solution to your child's urge to fidget. The purpose of fidget items is to teach your child to redirect their excess energy into an activity. However, if you teach Read More »

Creative Ways to Keep Kids Engaged with Math During the Summer

Posted in Parenting, Teaching on May 17, 2017

Summertime is just around the corner! Just because your curriculum is finished (homeschoolers) or your kids are out of school (public school/private school) doesn't mean your student's mathematical thinking skills should come to a screeching halt. The infamous summer backslide (that time of year when kids forget what they've learned while away from school) can Read More »

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