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Never Give Up
There was a reading unit when I was teaching third grade where the vocabulary word, perseverance, was introduced.  I loved teaching my students about this word!  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, perseverance is “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition.”  The act of persevering is so important to instill in...
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New Year
It’s a new year!  This is the time of year that we all set new goals for ourselves, right?  Often we set fitness goals, budgeting goals, or organization goals to name a few.  But, this is also a good time to set a goal to become more involved in your child’s education.  If life got...
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Kids Baking
Winter break is a well-deserved reprieve from homework and daily school commitments…for teachers, students and parents alike.  Kids are counting down the days until the commencement of the glorious holiday break, but we all know it will be over before you know it!  Kids will likely spend more time in bed and on their devices. ...
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Study Tips
Raising a middle schooler comes with a whole slew of challenges including how to help them with their studies in school. Let’s face it, the content that kids are learning is different and HOW they are learning it is different from when WE were their age.  How are parents supposed to know how to help...
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Get The Facts
Ahhh, to memorize, or not to memorize…THAT is the question!  Is it important that kids memorize their math facts?  I believe the answer is YES.  In this blog I am going to explain why math fact memorization is important and give you some fun ways to help your child improve their math fact fluency.   Let’s...
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Kids Watching Tv
We all know that we are living in the digital era.  Our daily lives revolve around so much technology – computers for work, our phones for messaging, ordering dinner through DoorDash, watching a show on Netflix, shopping on Amazon – so much of our lives now depend on these devices.  It makes sense that the...
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Girl With Headphones
As parents, we want the best for our children.  We want them to succeed with academics, sports, social skills, and everything in between.  The years spent in kindergarten through 12th grade are the most important educational years for our children.  Over the past few years, many school districts have reported that there has been a significant...
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Parents Reading To Child
Growing up as a kid, one of my fondest memories was sitting down with my mom or dad and reading a good book.  This was a time for us to connect and step into a different world.  What made it even better was the funny voices my dad would make for different characters.  That really...
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Abc
Every parent wonders when they should introduce letter names to their child.  Should children learn their letters in pre-school when learning the traditional ABC song or should it be during phonics instruction?  Timing of letter introduction is important, but figuring out *when* that time is, can be tricky.  This timing is based more on the...
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Children Learning
Independent learning is a skill that means something different for everyone, depending on their age and experiences.  This kind of unassisted learning is something that happens with infants all the way up through the elderly population.  Every year, your child starts fresh by entering a new grade and a new environment for learning.  Classroom education...
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