How to Make Amusement Parks Educational

Want to treat your children to a theme park but make sure they’re learning at the same time? Believe it or not, that’s simpler than you may think. In fact, if you want to make an amusement park educational, just try any or all of the tips below! How to Make Amusement Parks Educational without […]

Summer Reading Recommendations from Teachers at A Grade Ahead

Although I personally wouldn’t know it from the seemingly endless cold, snowy, and very un-springlike weather we have been experiencing where I’m from, summer is right around the corner! Now, that may leave you cheering or wanting to run for the hills, but either way, I’m here to discuss one of my favorite summer activities: […]

A Grade Ahead Enrichment Academies Explained in New Video

Have you ever wondered about how and why A Grade Ahead came in to existence? Or what makes A Grade Ahead’s enrichment academies different from the other after-school programs across the country? Or were you curious about how the program works? We thought you might be interested. So with the help of OutNAbout Columbus, we […]

7 Creative Ways to Improve Studying at Home

Close your eyes and picture someone studying for an upcoming test.  What do you see? Most likely a child, sitting at a desk with his or her notes scattered everywhere. The child is probably tired, bored, and possibly a little anxious.  All these feeling are often associated with studying and, quite honestly, can lead to […]

Introducing Application and Development Month at A Grade Ahead

A Grade Ahead’s May curriculum has been rewritten and focuses on developing logic and extended thinking skills in both math and English. In our Application and Development month, the students will have a chance to develop a deeper understanding of challenging concepts from their current grade and will be introduced to essential skills and concepts […]

A Spring Writing Prompt for Kids

A writing prompt is a springboard (pun intended), but each writer uses that springboard differently: performing or responding with their own uniqueness. This article helps walk students through brainstorming for a Spring writing prompt without losing their individualism. Brainstorming for a Spring Writing Prompt The Prompt: After a lengthy winter, we all long for the […]

How to Fight Spring Fever & Keep Kids Engaged

Spring has officially started and I, like most people, am not looking back.  Spring brings sunshine, flowers, and enjoying the great outdoors. Unfortunately, spring also brings unfocused and distracted students. Don’t worry – Spring Fever can be cured. Use these tips for parents to help children fight spring fever and keep kids engaged! Fight Spring […]