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Summer Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Encourage Reading After School

Summer is the season to temporarily say good-bye to the school year and begin summer vacation. In fact, many students look forward to that last day of school with anticipation and excitement. Regardless of whether children enjoyed learning during the past school year, summer should still present an opportunity for them to learn while playing. So, use summer reading as a chance to encourage children…

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Immersion program ideas for grades K-1: 10 ways to incorporate Spanish topics

Bilingual children learn best when language topics are shown in a fun and entertaining way. It is even more fun when reading and grammar concepts are easily tied to puppet shows and stories. But how can parents and educators add simple immersion program ideas to learning Spanish? Immersion Program Ideas for Bilingual Classes Background Immersion programs are categorized in 3 simple ways: one-way, two-way, and full immersion classes.…

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Earth Day craft for kids: How to make a Paper Mache globe

Learning about Earth Day can be a fun activity for kids. It can also be a rewarding experience for parents and children. By making this Earth Day craft together, it allows the relationship between parents and children to bloom that can’t be replaced by anything else. Also, by working together on projects, it promotes cooperation and teamwork. These are skills, which are slowly being diminished…

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Five tips to keep kids healthy all year long

Have you made your New Years resolution? Maybe you are trying to put together a to-do list for the upcoming year. But have you considered some ways to improve your children’s health this year? Some of these tips are so easy to adjust to that it can change a family’s lifestyle. Here are some healthful tips to have a great kid in your life. 1.…

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Ten tips on how to hire a tutor for your child

A tutor is more than an educator. A tutor is a mentor, a teacher, and a cheerleader for students striving to improve their grades. Educators push students to become independent thinkers and problem solvers. Tutors offer more insights to their students struggling in a specific subject area. In fact, they complement what they learn in school. They can give the ability and knowledge for struggling learners, which otherwise would…

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7 ways to help children with homework

Exercise is an activity to improve health, but people often do not consider the brain as a muscle that needs exercise. In fact, children will not even regard homework as part of exercising your mind or building your mind with knowledge. But that is what it does. Homework helps children improve in study skills, time management, responsibility, problem solving, and diligence. What is learned in…

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No Child Left Behind program: Reasons it needs to matter

Is it possible to have a 6 year old held back a grade because of inadequate reading skills? Is it possible to have a 3rd grader not be able to read at their level? Is it possible to implement a program that can prevent this from happening? All these scenarios present the distress in the educational system that has been accumulating for decades. The United…

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Magazine Literacy: An organization committed to preventing illiteracy

Could magazines really make an impact in the world of literacy for future generations? Can illiteracy be an issue in the United States and around the world? Approximately 30 millions of Americans are incapacitated to read or write English. But more devastating statistics is the fact that more than 1 million students drop out of high school all together, not completing their literacy courses. However,…

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Facts about illiteracy: Helping struggling readers

According to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), more than 19,000 adults (ages 16 years old and over) in the US alone participated in the study. In fact, more than 1,200 inmates were evaluated in the program. Yes, that’s right, millions of people in the U.S. don’t know how to read or write. These are young adults or seniors who don’t have the capability to read.…

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