Category: Resources

How Do School Guidance Counselors Help Students Academically?

A school guidance counselor is a degreed professional who assists students with the personal and social pressures of school dynamics. In addition, school guidance counselors help students by working with them to plan their academic and career goals. What Does a School Guidance Counselor Do? Unlike how parents may perceive school counselors spend their time, they do […]






How Reading Out Loud Works in Elementary School

Schools know that reading aloud in front of peers is stressful for students, especially for kids who do not read well or who are just plain shy. The last thing the teachers want to do is give little kids panic attacks or make them hate reading. That’s why many school systems have changed how reading out […]






Summer Enrichment Activities: Nature Walk Ideas for Kids

If you’re looking for summer enrichment activities but want your children to spend more time outside, check out these nature walk ideas for kids. They’re great ways for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors while still learning. Summer Enrichment Activities Kids Can Do Outside Nature Walk Activities to Learn Local Animals and Plants Nature […]






10 Reading Enrichment Activities for Elementary Students

Before I dive into listing some great reading enrichment activities for elementary students, I should probably take some time to discuss what exactly enrichment is. When we refer to enrichment in education, we are usually talking about activities that go beyond regular classroom instruction and focus on expanding upon knowledge. In short, enrichment activities are […]






4 English Brain Games for Long Trips

Today’s technology offers more opportunities for keeping kids entertained on long trips, but while some of those options may improve English skills, very few allow the whole family to participate and interact. To keep minds sharp and build wonderful memories for the whole family, try out these English brain games for long trips! Interactive English […]






Recommended Reading: 50 Books Every High School Student Should Read

Whether you’re starting high school or heading to college this fall, you probably have a lot of things on your mind.  There is a lot of prep to do before you head off to your next educational challenge, but there is at least one thing you can do to make it a little easier – […]






How to Use the Answer Key to Its Full Potential

If you’re thinking,“I already know how to use the answer key,” you may be right – toa point. But did you know that answer keys can help with more than checking whether an answer is right or wrong? No? Then, this article is for you. At least, it’s for you if you want your students […]






Summer Learning Activities That Are Free (or Cheap!)

For most of the year, students are involved in plenty of learning at school and at after-school programs. However, when summer arrives it is a good idea to keep kids’ minds active and busy. Letting kids watch TV all summer or play with the iPad constantly won’t stimulate their brains or make it easy to […]






The Ultimate 2017 Summer Reading List for Students

Summer break is exciting for students it’s time for them to relax and do other enjoyable activities. Summer is also a great time to get your student reading.  Studies have shown that reading over the summer will prevent learning loss and can create lifelong readers. Whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, or pure entertainment, keeping your student […]






3 Tips for an Educational Family Vacation

Family vacations can be a great experience for children and adults. Whether you’re going on a two week journey across the country, or spending quality time at home with the kids, vacations are the perfect time to bond with your family and plan all-day activities. Vacations, just like any experience, can be educational for everyone. […]