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Why Is Math Different Now?

It’s pretty common to hear an adult say something like, “That’s not the way I learned to do that,” when kids try to explain what they’ve learned in math class. Particularly when they need some help to figure out the …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Why Won’t My Child Study?

Although some students seem to breeze through school without any difficulty whatsoever, it seems that others have to work much harder to achieve the same success. Still others? Well, it seems they don’t want to try at all! If you …
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