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Why a True One-to-One Learning Experience Works

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 Did you know that the average American classroom has 24.3 students, leaving a single teacher to develop, plan and execute a curriculum? With the array of learning curves in a classroom, lack of student/teacher interaction and developmental disabilities, far too many students aren’t receiving the attention they need from their teachers. Additionally, an educator may be spread too thin,...

Three Ways to Incorporate Sensory Development Into Summertime Play

Summertime…kids are out of school, weather gets warmer and days get longer. As most parents know, our kids are constantly looking for something to do to keep themselves busy. Even though school is out for summer, it is important to make sure that our children are still learning and engaging in purposeful play.Did you know sensory development begins before...

Capella Flexpath Program

*This is a sponsored post by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own.As a mother, we always seem to put our own needs last. We tend to put our children first, leaving us in the backseat. But, there comes a time when you need to ride shotgun again. You need to start to consider what...

6 Top Educational Games for Kids

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Educational and games are two words your kids may not think go together. But, the truth is learning can be fun. Besides all the apps and technology based tools out there, there are plenty of other games that can help your child learn everything from reading to science. Check out these top educational games for kids.Top Educational Games for...

The ABC’s of Preschool prep: How to Get Your Child Ready

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Believe it or not, getting kids ready for school starts with preschool. Preschool prep isn’t like sending your kids away to college, but there are still things you need to make sure your child is ready. For some children, preschool is their first time away from parents or home caregivers. This is a huge deal to a three or...

Top 10 Best Cities for Families 2015

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Best Cities When you’re looking for the best place to live when you have a family a lot of factors come into play. Besides a solid school system, things like community activities and crime rate are also some of the things you might want to take into consideration. Starting and raising a family are two of the most demanding tasks....

Do You Have A Gifted Child?

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A Gifted Child Yes, I know everyone thinks that their child is a genius, but how do you know if they really are? There are several methods to assist you in evaluating your child’s abilities; below you will find the definition of giftedness, how to identify a gifted child and finally how to test for giftedness.To begin, we must define...

Back to School Victory | Student Life

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 Back to School Yes, we’re all thinking it: Where did the summer go? Weren’t we just on vacation?For most children, summer is a hallmark of freedom: no school, extended playtime, later curfew, and more time to just “be a kid.” If you think summer flew by… just imagine what the kids think.The transition back to school isn’t always an easy one...

Tech summer camps expand kids’ minds

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Tech summer camps expand kids’ minds While many children enjoy the summer because they get a break from long school days, hours of homework and studying, it can be detrimental to avoid intellectually challenging material for months. Because today’s kids have been exposed to technology since they were born and many are interested in it, summer tech camps have been developed...