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10 Spelling Activities for Any Word List

Coming Soon — At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics. Join the waitlist to be the first to know when the program is available. 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…

What Causes Problems with Spelling

Coming Soon — At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics. Join the waitlist to be the first to know when the program is available. Many children and even adults have problems and difficulties with spelling. Spell check can often only get you so far. Sometimes spell check cannot even tell what word it is you…

10 Back-to-School Supplies: The Ultimate List

This year is looking quite a bit different from previous years. That does not mean you can’t set your kids up for success! Having the right back-to-school supplies can make the difference. Use our supplies list to get your year off to a great start. What Can You Do to Get Your Kids Off to…

4 Steps to Successful Goal Setting for Kids

What is the best way for your kids to set and accomplish their goals this year? Defining, setting, and prioritizing your goals is the first step to accomplish what you want to do. If you have not clearly defined a goal that you want to accomplish, it is much harder to actually achieve it. When…

Summer Learning Loss and COVID-19

Summer learning loss during COVID-19 is something we should all be aware of. You know as well as I know how your kids have struggled this spring with the schools shut down. On top of that, though, a new study in the American Education Research Journal that was published this week states that 52% of…

4th of July Family Activities

This year, the 4th of July might be a little different for your family, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun! There are a lot of activities you can do with your direct family to make your 4th of July that much more memorable. The 4th of July is perfect for outside activities…

Executive Function and Reading

“If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail.”– Benjamin Franklin Executive function is all about planning and organizing. It’s also your ability to strategize and pay attention to and remember details. Executive function also involves flexible thinking. This is used when you have an assignment or project, or a problem that can be done…

Visual Discrimination, Form Constancy, and Reading

Visual Discrimination Visual discrimination is the ability to discern subtle similarities and differences visually. This is the process of seeing the details of what we are looking at. What is the same? What is different? Shapes, sizes, and colors are details to be looked at. When you read the details of these attributes define the…

How to Prevent the Summer Slide

4 Steps to Stop Summer Learning Loss Did you know that kids often lose much of what they learned from the school year over summertime? This is because most of the time during the summer we don’t spend much time stimulating the brain and keeping them active. It’s typical for kids to lose between two…

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