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How outdoor learning benefits kids

Want your kid to pay more attention in school, feel less stress, and step up his game in classroom activities? Mother Nature has the answer. A new study from researchers at the University of...


Stop homework freak-outs for good!

6 SMART WAYS TO AVOID BATTLES Increasingly, experts agree that kids today get way too much homework. Until schools find a way to tame the homework monster into submission, try these tips to...


Having friends boosts kids’ well-being

Playing with a pal is not just board games, backyard soccer, slime, bikes, and lemonade stands. It’s actually shoring up your child’s mental health, banking trust and security that she can draw...


3 real-world ways to turn kids into readers

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that researchers, educators, and almost every major literacy organization advises parents to read aloud to children, early and often. But not all...


Avoid the summer slide

Try these quick and easy research-based tips to keep learning alive when school is out You’ve probably heard of the summer slide. It’s a term experts use to describe the loss of learning...


How to Keep Kids Reading This Summer

Summer means a much-needed break for kids, but it can also mean a break in learning and, in many cases, a regrettable loss of newly developed reading skills. The so-called “summer slide” is...