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6 Ed Tech Blogs for Science Loving Kids

6 Ed Tech Blogs for Science Loving Kids

When we are little, our mind is like a sponge. Add this to a natural curiosity about any odds and ends in the world, and kids are walking memory sticks that consume any kind of information they come in contact with. It is important to redirect your children’s learning enthusiasm to useful sources of information(…)

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10 Motivation Boosters for Learning Online

10 Motivation Boosters for Learning Online

Online education is growing almost daily, but the challenge of remaining motivated in the process of learning online is a constant struggle for every student out there. Distance learning is a convenient, flexible and available way to learn, but every benefit has its challenges. While its affordability and the chance to study it anywhere with(…)

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Homeschool PE Skateboarding: Do’s and Don’ts

Homeschool PE Skateboarding: Do’s and Don’ts

As a parent, we all want the best for our children and that’s why many of us take to homeschooling. We understand our children, the way they learn, their interests, and we can tailor their education around them. This knowledge can help children succeed where they may have once struggled. Sometimes physical education or PE(…)

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Summer Water Safety for Children

Summer Water Safety for Children

Summer is finally here, and it’s time to think about summer safety for the kids. One of the most important issues to be concerned with during the hot summer months is water safety. Whether you’re spending time in or near pools, a pond, lake, ocean, or boat, it is a good idea to review important(…)

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Tackling the New SAT Essay

Tackling the New SAT Essay

We have all heard about the “NEW” SAT and how things have changed a bit since the last time they updated it. But what exactly does that mean and how will the new SAT essay be different? I will readily admit that one of the reasons I was so eager to make the transition from(…)

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Family Vacation Funding – 10 Fun & Educational Ideas!

Family Vacation Funding – 10 Fun & Educational Ideas!

We’re in the heart of summer, and that means it’s time to pack that suitcase, hop in the car with your family, and head off on the road to a wonderful vacation. Unfortunately, budget concerns can make the age-old tradition of summer vacation seem impossible. One solution is to do some vacation funding ahead of(…)

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Teach Elementary Students with Writing Games

Teach Elementary Students with Writing Games

What can teachers and homeschool parents learn from games? For starters, gaming is something that children are especially fond of. On the other hand, it can be difficult for them to focus on learning, especially on lessons they think are boring. However, it’s quite possible to bring the two together and make effective lessons from(…)

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Tips to Help Instill a Positive Attitude in Your Children {It Will Take Them Farther Than Just Good Grades}

Tips to Help Instill a Positive Attitude in Your Children {It Will Take Them Farther Than Just Good Grades}

What’s more important for kids – a positive attitude or good grades? If you answered good grades, you may be wrong. Positive attitude seems to be a better indicator of future success, according to research. Psychologist Carol Dweck from Stanford University reports his study revealed attitude is a better predictor of success than IQ. The(…)

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7 Reasons to be Excited About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

7 Reasons to be Excited About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Hold on to your wands and Horcruxes, folks, because Harry Potter’s adventures continues in another mind boggling, magic-imbued story. Yes, you read it right. A new Harry Potter book is coming our way, and this one will be unique indeed. Stick with us and we will show you a couple of good reasons why the(…)

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Quick & Easy Vitamin Rich Breakfast Ideas For Kids

Quick & Easy Vitamin Rich Breakfast Ideas For Kids

I know being a good parent is not easy. In today’s world, everything is fast paced. It seems like we are always hurrying to get somewhere. What hasn’t changed over the years is the need to start the day out right with a nutritious breakfast. Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day,(…)

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Ebook vs Paper: The Pros and Cons

Ebook vs Paper: The Pros and Cons

Technology is everywhere. Whether we like it or not, it intersects with nearly all aspects of our daily lives and it influences the types of books our kids choose to read. There are two major types of books – paper books and ebooks for them to choose from. The question becomes, is one better than(…)

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Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Art for Teens Who Say They Can’t Draw

Does your teenager say things like, “I can’t draw! I’m no good at art! I draw like a kid!” Are you discouraged to see your teen, who used to love drawing, give up in frustration? Maybe you look at his drawings and say, “Well, they don’t look so horrible. They’re better than they used to(…)

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