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Things Your Child Should Know Before Entering First Grade

The new school year is right around the corner and it's a very exciting year! Your child is starting grade school. How do you know if they are ready for first grade? They need to know their numbers, and letters well enough so they don't fall behind. Check out this post to learn more.

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What Sound Does the Letter B Make?

Does your child know all of their letters? Well, what about all of their letter sounds? Identifying and memorizing the letters is great but the next step is putting sounds to them. A lot of children get tripped up at this stage. Want to make sure your child has a firm grasp on phonics? Sign up for Reading Genie today.

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Puzzle Power: How Puzzles Help Your Child's Development

Why should kids play with puzzles? Puzzles have been proven to help develop fine motor skills, logical and critical thinking, as well as spatial reasoning and memory. The puzzle that will help your child the most is the Abacus. Learn how your child will love to learn math in this fun and engaging way.

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5 Ways to Make the Most of the Rest of Summer

Are you feeling the drag of summer? Are you worried that there is still another 4-6 weeks left before your kids go back to school? The freedom of summer comes with a cost. Namely the lack of structure and education. Here are some tips for summer learning to make learning fun through math and science.

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What is a Conjunction? And Other Language Arts Skills Your Child Needs

Does your child know what a conjunction is? What about subject-verb agreement? There are many important parts of language arts and reading comprehension that isn't being taught in school. Find out how you can help your child succeed with Reading Genie

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Dumbing Down Reading Is Hurting Your Child's Brain

What is your child's reading level? Parents are often concerned if their child is reading below level. A big part of that is this dumbing down process where parent and teachers give students easier books to read and not challenging enough for them to learn. Make sure your student's reading comprehension is where it should be with Reading Genie.

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How Your Child Can Become Successful With Coding

How can your child become one of the future leaders in America? Computer coding is the key. Not only has computer programmers shaped our everyday life, they have made great advances for a better future. Your child's success is in computer coding and iCode Genie will help them get there.

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How To Improve Your Child's Handwriting

How is your child's handwriting? Did you know that messy handwriting can actually lead to lower grades? Many teachers will deduct points if they cannot read answers. But also students with neater handwriting have higher developed logic skills and neural connections that help in math, reading, and writing. See how improved handwriting leads to better grades for your child

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Is Giving Your Child an Allowance Really the Best?

When you give your child allowance, what are you really teaching them? Many parents believe that it teaches their children valuable money managing skills at a young age. Others believe it's negative conditioning that teaches their child to expect payment for helping around the house. How can you decide what's right for your family?

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Why Your Child Should Learn Music

Do you know how important music is to your child's education? Learning music and how to play an instrument can set your child's grades, confidence, and independence at an all-time high. When children learn music and can hear the difference in their abilities over time they feel their confidence boost. It unlocks creativity and logical thinking in your child's brain.

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