Author: Elizabeth F.

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 …
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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 …
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5 Math Tutoring Tips and Tricks for Parents

Once you’ve enrolled your child in an educational enrichment program, you’re not involved anymore, right? I sincerely hope you just felt shock and confusion (even horror) when you read that. A parent’s job is never done, and, as we may …
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How to Make a Safe Reading Environment

Want to know how to make a safe reading environment? Well, it’s simple enough – in theory. In real life, it can be hard to get everyone to cooperate, but even knowing the secret can give parents and teachers a …
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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 …
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