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There’s an old saying insinuating that goldfish have a short attention span. According to recent data, that attention span is nine seconds long. If you have young children in your house, you know that goldfish may be able to hold on longer than some kids. So, what can we do to help our youth stay focused? How can I stay on track when my best friend’s third cousin just got married in Hawaii and the pictures should be on Instagram now?! Let’s take a look at staying focused-together.

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February 19, 2019
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you three more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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February 14, 2019
Ray FitzGerald

Develop Communication Skills Without Saying a Word

Throughout my time as a teacher of gifted elementary students, I found a recurring theme among parents of the children in my class.

While every parent wants their child to get the best education possible, these parents of high-achieving children didn’t always focus on basic curriculum and test-based knowledge. The two top skills on their educational wish-list couldn’t be found in a textbook or take-home worksheets.

 

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February 12, 2019
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you three more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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February 07, 2019
Laura Frese

Simple Ways to Shake Up Learning with Creative Movement

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

Shake up those winter blues by incorporating some creative movement into your life! Children may be feeling a little stir-crazy in these chilly months, but you can try some simple ways to get them moving their bodies and their minds. Try these mini-dance lessons in the classroom or at home!

 

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February 05, 2019
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you three more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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January 29, 2019
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you three more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

Read More