- Summer Review for Primary Students: Brush up on Reading & Social Studies with Downloadable Workbooks
Whether your kids are gearing up to head back to school or summer has just begun but you want to make sure they keep learning, the downloadable worksheets provided here will help your elementary-aged children refresh and strengthen their reading and social studies skills.
- How Sports and Academics Complement Each Other
School team sports and physical education classes are sometimes criticized for drawing kids away from important learning time, but is there a connection between physical activity and academics?
- Let’s Take a Walk: Explore your Habitat
How long has it been since you and your child have taken a slow walk and looked at the world around you? Discover how something as simple as a walk can be full of valuable learning experiences.
- How to Help Your Kids with Material You Don’t Know
Many parents feel that they are not adequately prepared to meet the challenges of new education standards or to help children with their homework, much less prepare them for the new computerized tests. Learn ways that you can help your child, even in unfamiliar territory.
- Creating a Step-by-Step Plan for Success for Kids in School
No matter how successful a child is, it always helps to think in terms of how to help them do even better in the coming months than they have in the past. There is no cookie cutter formula, but a number of proven methods may get you on the right track toward improving your child’s success in school.
- Teaching Kids to Organize for School and Home
If you have trouble motivating your kids to get and stay organized, you are not alone! Kids are not natural organizers. Many adults are not either! Learn some practical organizational tips you can teach your child that will help throughout his or her life.
- How Nonsense Can Be a Learning Experience
Children will look forward to learning when you make it a game. Discover a way to teach grammar to young kids with a fun activity they will want to "play" again and again.
- Positive Media and How it Can Help Your Kids Succeed
In previous posts, we talked about the ill effects of negative and violent media on young minds. This post focuses on positive media, which can serve as a wellspring of information to help kids succeed and be a positive inspiration to them.
- Media Access: Guarding Kids against Inappropriate Media
Criminals who are just hours from execution have revealed that the influence of violent media pushed them over the edge to commit violent crimes repeatedly. Parents can take action to protect children from the potentially harmful effects of inappropriate television, games and other media.
- Teaching Kids to Make Realistic New Year’s Resolutions that They Will Keep
Teachers often assign kids to write down a list of things they want to do better, or to achieve with the coming year as everyone prepares for the holidays. Kids often make resolutions that are hard to keep. It is important to teach kids learn to make realistic resolutions.
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