Blog Posts in May, 2014

  • Can Wearing Headphones Damage my Child's Hearing?

    Ah! The unparalleled tranquility that means you don’t have to listen to One Direction anymore. Headphones do bring some welcome peace and quiet to your household and most teens enjoy listening to ...
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  • 6 Great Ways to Get Your Kids Moving This Summer

    If your kids get bored over the summer, or if they’re spending too much time on computers or watching TV, get them moving with these fun activities. Make the outdoors interesting and help your ...
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  • 8 Brain Foods to Make your Kids Smarter

    While your brain may only take up 2% of your body mass, it utilizes up to 20% of your energy. Brains need a complex mixture of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals to function and grow. If ...
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  • Tutors Make a Profound Difference in Student's Lives

    A Johns Hopkins study of Baltimore Public Schools found that students who don’t read over the summer “lose more than two months in reading achievement”. Most students lose “two months of grade-level ...
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  • Summer Learning ... Comfortably!

    Over their long vacation, most students experience a phenomenon known as the summer slide where they lose much of the academic gains they made over the last semester. Summer academic losses are also ...
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  • Should your Kids Go to Summer Camp?

    Summer is just around the corner and many parents are pondering the merits of camp. Summer camps can be a really great opportunity for your students to learn new skills, make new friends and develop ...
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  • 4 Essential Steps to Beat Exam Stress

    Most students get a little stressed over the exam period. No matter how hard you study, exams still cause anxiety and when you are feeling pressured you may not be performing at your prime. If you ...
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  • Dealing with Anxiety

    Anxiety is an increasing problem among children of school-going age. For some, it’s just a phase or a particular circumstance that makes them feel uncomfortable and many of these will pass. But for ...
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  • Tips for Turning your Young Learners into Entrepreneurs

    Whether it’s a lemonade stand or a small yard cleaning business, getting your students to create their own company is a great way for them to learn basic commerce skills. David Bakke of ...
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