Why are Math Scores Dropping in America?

There is no question that math scores have been on the decline in America. Rather the question is why American math is failing. Some wonder if it's the new common core system. The fact is the math tools and math skills have changed over the generations as well as our home and health culture.

Phonics plays a huge role and your child's ability to read and write at grade level

How Phonics Impacts Your Child's Reading and Writing Skills

When kids are just learning their letters, phonics is very important. But phonics is more than you might think. It's also varying sounds for the same letter, consonant controlled vowels, and more. If your child doesn't master phonics, their reading comprehension and writing skills will be lacking.

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Raising a Leader: What Every Parent Should Know

Leadership skills are very important in child social and mental development. Children with strong leadership skills are less likely to give in to peer pressure or fall behind in class. This skill is crucial for child development. Follow these parenting tips to raise a leader in your child.

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Why Schools Are Not teaching Vocabulary Skills and What You Can Do About It

Every parent wants their child to have better reading and reading comprehension skills. One way to help with reading comprehension is to work on your child's vocabulary building. Many elementary schools don't emphasize vocabulary skills in class so you must help your child at home.

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Make Math Fun in Middle School

Math anxiety can really start to become destructive in the middle school years. For a number of different reasons, middle school students have forgotten that math can be fun. It could be the increased challenge or decreased confidence of more complex math but we can still make math fun at any age.

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Math Genie's Guide to Brain Development in Toddlers with Naptime

Why are naps important? Many parents know that naps are crucial part of an infant and toddler's day. But naps have a great significance in child development beyond toddler years. Some of the benefits of naps include intellectual growth and keeping a healthy weight. Learn more about naps here.

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How Your Child can Succeed in the New Job Market

One way to ensure your child's success is to teach them to code. Computer coding is becoming the most sought after skill. Nearly every company employs a computer programmer. Soon coding become an essential skill for employment. Make sure your child doesn't get left behind. Start coding today.

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Why Schools Are Not Teaching Language Arts and What You Can Do About It

Many schools don't emphasize the importance of language arts. These language arts skills students are expected to know and have mastered by the time they reach a certain grade but schools aren't taking the time to teach them. Learn what your child needs to know for their grade and how you can help.

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How to Make Math Fun for Your Child

Math can be a difficult subject for parents and students. If your child doesn't have a strong foundation in math it can lead to math anxiety and falling behind. Every student has a different learning style and some might not enjoy math right away. Find ways to make math fun for you and your child.

The PARCC is being phased out sooner than we thought

PARCC Now Illegal in New Jersey?

The questions and concerns surrounding PARCC might finally be coming to a close. New developments say that PARCC will no longer be a graduation requirement for high school students. We are all eager to see what will happen next. Click here to learn more.

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