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Worrying about your child’s educational development is part of being a parent. In truth, most of the time, parents tend to worry too much about their children. There’s only so much a young child can take on, and you don’t need to be panicking about anything at that age.

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January 23, 2020
Andreas Nintos

Check My Brain: The Neuropsychology of Rush Hour

STEM Education / Play, Learning Through Play, STEM, Brainteasers

A self-regulating mechanism (SRM) is in place (or it’s not) every time we face a challenging situation. Take the annoying -- or utterly frustrating -- experience of being stuck in traffic.

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January 16, 2020
Becky Hill

“Fruity” Games to Develop English Skills

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, Brainteasers, visualization, spelling

English lessons can never be overemphasized. Spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills are needed in every area of life. With the rise of social media, writing skills are still essential. Writing in complete sentences, with no spelling or grammar errors, helps a person’s audience understand the message being communicated.

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December 20, 2019
Becky Hill

Fun Games to Practice English Skills

Learning Through Play

English is the foundation of an American education. Reading, vocabulary, and spelling skills are essential to other subjects.

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December 12, 2019
Carol Duke

Teaching Students about Plagiarism

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

According to a survey of 24,000 students at 70 academic institutions, 58% admitted to plagiarism and 95 percent said they may have participated in some form of academic cheating, whether on an exam or copying someone else’s work.

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December 05, 2019
Lina Awshee

Building Skills for Scissor Success

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

“Don’t touch scissors! They are VERY dangerous!” is often a phrase heard in many households. The fear of our children picking up scissors is definitely something that is quite validated, considering all of the things that could “go wrong” with this situation. Scissor use is quite complex and comes with a lot of safety precautions which young children may not be able to monitor themselves. 

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