Education

ProSquad: Teaching Sight Words to Preschoolers

Posted July 23, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Our Literacy Pro gives parents information and resources on teaching young children to read words before ever starting Kindergarten.

Teaching Children New Skills: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 07/25 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 23, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Chat with us today about teaching young children new skills at home.

Summer Learning: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 07/18 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 16, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Summer months are a time for kids to vacation and play. But the hot weather and relaxed schedule is also great opportunity for children to learn new skills practice those they've already learned.

The Great Outdoors: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 07/11 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 9, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join us for today's #pschat on Twitter to talk about your family's favorite outdoor activities. You could be our weekly winner of an Amazon gift certificate.

10 Must-Do Summer Activities With Your Children

Posted June 6, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Don't let the rest of the summer pass you by without experiencing some fun with your children. We've got a list for you to check off for the remainder of the hot months.

4 Ways to Have Summer Camp at Home

Posted June 2, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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Worried about how to keep your kids busy all summer? Holding summer camps at home is a great way to keep them occupied and save you cash.

Free (and Cheap) Summer Fun for Families

Posted May 27, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Small budget for summer fun? Not to worry. There are still plenty of activities to keep your kids busy and happy.

Your Child's World View: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 05/16 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted May 16, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join our Twitter chat today about making sure your child has awareness of people in other cultures, children with special needs, and families in various circumstances. You could be this week's winner!

7 Books to Help Expand Your Child’s World View

Posted May 15, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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Your children don't have to travel the world to learn about different cultures. Show them how other children live with this vibrant books.

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child With Special Health Needs

Posted May 14, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

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Raising a child with a special health need can be stressful at times. One of those times is during the search for the right preschool.

ProSquad: Consonant Blends and the Rest of the Alphabet

Posted May 1, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Our Literacy Pro clears up confusion between consonant blends and consonant digraphs, and offers tips to help parents encourage reading fluency in their children.

7 Simple Geography Lessons for Children of Traveling Parents

Posted April 30, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Have a traveler in the family? Don't miss out the opportunity to strengthen your children's geography skills.

20 Ways to Celebrate National Arbor Day

Posted April 24, 2013 by Fred Lee

Trees are a wonderful and important part of our lives, in more ways than we can even imagine, so it's worth talking a moment to recognize their value to us on National Arbor Day.

Take Our Daughters (and Sons) to Work Day: Have We Failed Our Daughters?

Posted April 23, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Thursday, April 25 is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. But are our daughters being shortchanged now that our sons get to participate too?

17 Reasons to Start a Family Garden Project

Posted April 20, 2013 by Fred Lee

Gardening is a great way to spend time together as a family. Celebrate the arrival of spring and learn where your food comes from!

Join Our Earth-Friendly Tweetchat Today, 04/18 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted April 18, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Earth Day is on its way. What do you do with your kids on an ongoing basis to encourage earth-friendly practices? Join our chat today on Twitter for a chance to win!

ProSquad: Building on the Marshmallow Test — How to Teach Children Self-Control

Posted April 16, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Could your children pass the marshmallow test? Could you? We have strategies for teaching self-control from our Developmental Pro today.

How to Keep Kids Motivated Through the End of the School Year

Posted April 15, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Summer vacation isn't here yet, but some students are already trying to check out. Learn how to help your kids stay focused on their studies through the end of the school year.

How to Make Sure Your Children Are Safe at Camp

Posted April 6, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Summer camp. It's fun. It's exciting. It's nerve-wracking for parents. Here's how to make sure your kids are safe at camp.

11 Questions to Ask a Special Needs Camp

Posted April 3, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Sending your child with special needs to camp is a big step. Make sure you make the right decision by asking the right questions.

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