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Reading is a Critical Component of Academic Development

Motherly Life Notes Leisure reading makes a difference in a child’s educational performance. Children who read for pleasure perform better in literacy tests, develop a broader vocabulary and [...]


The Best Way To Study For The SAT

The obvious approach to use when preparing for any test, including the SAT, is to study in advance. College Board breaks out the best process for SAT prep into [...]


Kids Benefit from Chess Beyond Just Winning a Game

Chess is a game of strategy. It requires a player to make a series of decisions that are influenced by their opponent's possible moves. Kids who play chess learn [...]


Prepare for the SAT: Study Multiple-Meaning Words

Students who aim to achieve a high SAT score should develop their knowledge of vocabulary. Understanding the definition is an important factor, but how words fit into the context [...]


How to Raise Resilient Kids

Children's lives are not stress-free. Many kids are in school for up to 8 hours a day, plus time in extracurricular activities. They meet new friends in new environments [...]


Recommended Summer Reading for Grades K-12

Best Books for Early Readers in Grades K - 3 Slow, Slow Sloths Bonnie Bader Summary. An early reading book filled with photos and [...]


Recommended Summer Reading for Grades 9 – 12

Fiction The Giver Lois Lowry Summary. Jonas lives in a seemingly idyllic community where everything is determined for the people. Citizens are assigned their [...]

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