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Running Dictation

This activity is very good to help with the acquisition of English. It can be used with one child (slight modification) or with an entire class. You can use [...]

Improve Summer Literacy

During the hectic school year, it can be easy for children to not making reading for pleasure a priority. However, summer is the perfect time to encourage kids to [...]

5 Effective Studying Techniques

Most students believe that countless hours of studying are required to attain high grades. However, research has shown that this is a misconception. High achieving students usually study fewer [...]

The Benefits of Gardening

Horticultural therapy is rooted in the idea that interacting with plants can bring about well-being, whether it's tending a garden or just having plants in your home. Many studies have found [...]

Protect Your Kids Online

These days, without hesitation, parents give their kids phones and tablets to keep them entertained. However, giving kids access to the internet should be approached with caution. There are [...]

The Pomodoro Technique – a studying method

Do you have trouble studying??? The Pomodoro Technique can help you avoid distractions, focus, and get things done in short intervals while taking regular breaks to refresh and relax. Best [...]

Spanking Children

In a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the group says adults caring for children should use "healthy forms of discipline," like positive reinforcement, and not spanking, [...]

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