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Best Practices for Teaching Phonics

What is phonics? Phonics is the ability to pair individual sounds with a visual symbol (letters). This method is frequently used to teach reading. Phonics teaches the sounds that letters or groups of letters make when spoken. Phonics is the process of matching sounds to letters. Reading experts refer to this as the alphabetic principle.…

4 Steps to Goal Setting for Kids

Goal setting is one of the best ways for kids to increase their motivation. Defining, setting, and prioritizing your goals is the first step for your kids to accomplish what they want to do. If they have not clearly defined a goal that they want to accomplish, it is much harder for them to actually…

Educational Games for Kids

The best educational games for kids are sometimes the games that don’t even seem like they are educational. The games are fun and engaging. Each player can make substantial choices throughout the game. The gameplay makes you think. Kids and even adults become more engaged in games that have greater levels of choice than those…

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving activities are a perfect way to spend time with your kids, have mindful moments, design crafts, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Remember to take pictures and put them in a family album! We have five different Thanksgiving activities that are perfect to pick and choose what works for your family. Plus, download our free Thanksgiving memory matching game activity.

Reading Comprehension Strategies

Reading comprehension strategies are a great way to improve your reading comprehension skills. Reading comprehension is the ability to understand, analyze, synthesize, and use what you have read. When you use specific strategies, you make it easier to understand and remember what you have read. “Comprehension is now viewed as a much more complex process…

Parent-Teacher Conference Questions

Parent-teacher conferences are the perfect time for parents to ask questions and to get a report from your child’s teacher. This year, this conference is even more important as so many of your children are doing school virtually, either fully or partially. This is your opportunity to discuss what you see at home, as well as what the…

Sleep Problems? Tips to Help You Adjust to the Time Change

NEW: At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics and Spelling Patterns – Limited time discount extended until Thursday. Learn More Sleep problems can affect all of us and are especially difficult with the time change. Sleep is critical for our minds, memory, learning, and development. While you are sleeping, your brain organizes information, makes connections,…

New Online Spelling Program

We have redesigned our At-Home and Online Spelling Program from the ground up to be the most effective and efficient way to improve your child’s spelling skills. Your kids will learn how to spell words according to their phonetic patterns. They’ll start to identify that most words follow 8 simple spelling patterns. Your kids will…

10 Spelling Activities for Any Word List

Now Open — At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics. Learn More Spelling activities can make spelling practice a bit more fun and can help with spelling problems. As we learned last week, spelling problems can happen because of auditory and visual processing problems. These areas impact your memory of spelling words, phonics, and reading vocabulary.…

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