Category: Infographics

4 Foundational English Skills All Kids Should Know

Having a solid foundation is needed in order to build and grow. Applying this ideology to learning leads to success in every school subject, especially English. To have a solid understanding of English, students need to fully develop their foundational English skills: grammar, phonics, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. You can think of these skills as […]






Common Core Tests: What Are They Testing For?

With all the myths floating around about the Common Core, preparing for tests can be pretty intimidating – what are they all about? What skills are they testing for? You try to look it up, but breaking down Common Core tests like the PARCC and the SBAC isn’t that easy even with all the graphs […]






Private Tutoring vs. Small Class Tutoring: Which is better?

Parents and educators alike debate the benefits of private tutoring vs. small class tutoring, but the fact of the matter is that there’s no right or wrong answer because each child learns differently. Tutoring options are available to help students with various learning styles succeed. Some students excel in the fun, social environment that a […]






Benefits of an Arts Education for Students

You’ve put your children in a good school, you’ve enrolled them in a quality educational enrichment program and enrichment camps, and you spend time with them to make sure they understand the importance of their studies. What more can you do to help them succeed without overloading them with educational pursuits? The short answer is […]






The Common Core’s Focus on Understanding VS Memorization

There has been a definite shift in education as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) asks teachers, parents, and most importantly, students, to focus more on understanding, or critical thinking. This may be one of the most challenging hurdles for many students to overcome as they make the transition from the old standards of learning. […]






Recommended Reading: Early Readers

Most of the recommended reading lists you find are for middle school, high school, or adults with lists of classics, but reading is just as necessary-if not more- for elementary schoolers. At such a young age, students grow at a much quicker pace with each passing year, making their knowledge and capabilities as second graders […]






The 4th of July

Everyone knows that July 4th is always a huge celebration in America, as it marks the passing of another year as an independent nation, free from the rule of Great Britain. In honor of 2016 being the 240th anniversary of our freedom, we have compiled a few odd, surprising, and shocking facts about the process to freedom and the holiday […]






Honoring Our Service Members with Math Statistics

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States that is dedicated to remembering those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. The infographic below illustrates some surprising numbers and statistics associated with Memorial Day. Take time today to say thank you to a service member and to remember those that made […]






What is STEAM in Education?

In the field of education, while STEM topics—science, technology, engineering, and math—play fairly visible roles in students’ instruction, another subject is gaining a better grip on K-12 teaching philosophy and turning the STEM concept into the more well-rounded STEAM education. STEAM Curriculum STEAM focuses not only on science, technology, engineering, and math in the classroom, […]