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  1. Children's Health

    MRI may detect dyslexia in kids

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    Research shows that an MRI may help diagnose dyslexia earlier.
  2. School & Education

    Can you really have a mind for math?

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    We have all seen people who seem to just understand math as if it were a second language. For many children who struggle with math,...
  3. Parenting

    How to start a homeschool co-op

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    Cooperative learning, in the form of homeschool co-ops, can be very beneficial for both parent and child. In a homeschool co-op,...
  4. Family Fun

    Celebrate Shark Week with your kids

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    Every August during Shark Week, millions of people across the country are glued to their television sets watching the Discovery...
  5. School & Education

    25 Fun learning activities to do before the end of the summer

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    If you believe the lazy days of summer should be no work and all play, you might not know that on average, students lose...
  6. Family Fun

    Brain trips: 5 Tips to help make family vacations educational

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    It happened when I was 13. Hauled off by my parents for an extended stay in Europe, I quickly found the shutters of my mind blown...
  7. K-12

    Fun ways to keep kids learning this summer

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    Summer is time for playing with friends and relaxing with family, but it can also be time to learn. Avoid the summer backslide and...
  8. School & Education

    Take your homeschool camping

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    Who says learning can't be fun? With summer comes camping, and with camping comes fun educational experiences for the whole family....
  9. School & Education

    4 Summer steps to better math proficiency

    What’s on your children’s summer reading list? What about their summer math list? For years, students have gone home for...
  10. School & Education

    How to keep your child learning all summer long

    Summer is a great time for parents to move away from teaching their children about concrete skills, and move into more abstract and...
  11. School & Education

    Plan a summer homeschooling schedule that works

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    With the end of the formal school year upon us, I have started planning out a new schedule for our summer months. We are year-round...
  12. School & Education

    Homeschool guide to family vacations

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    With summer almost here, vacation planning is in full swing. As homeschoolers, the learning does not have to end when we take off...
  13. School & Education

    How to homeschool through the summer

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    Surprisingly, many families that homeschool year round experience homeschool burnout far less than those that take the summer off....
  14. School & Education

    6 Tips for homeschooling multiple grade levels

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    The most common question I am asked when I tell people that I homeschool is "How do you manage to teach so many grade levels?" For...
  15. School & Education

    Help your child avoid summer learning loss

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    Summer is time for relaxing vacations, outdoor activities and plenty of fun — but that doesn't mean that kids should backslide...
  16. School & Education

    How to liven up your homeschool

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    Whether you're just starting out on your homeschool journey or you're a homeschool veteran, being spontaneous, getting out of your...
  17. School & Education

    6 Ways to help motivate your child to learn

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    When I potty trained my first son, I used treats and rewards for motivation. While rewards worked some of the time, the good old...
  18. School & Education

    A parent's guide to assessment

    These days, schools are using student assessment data not only to evaluate the children's performance, but also to change the way...
  19. School & Education

    Character building in the home

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    It is important as parents that we value and emphasize positive character development in our children. Character training starts at...
  20. School & Education

    The lost art of cursive writing

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    My cursive writing is atrocious! It looks like the writing of a third grader. I have always longed for elegant, neat cursive...