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7 Ways to Help Your Child Become a Better Writer

Developing your child into a better writer only takes some patient and time. With these fun steps, your child will be sure to improve on their writing skills.

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7 Myths About Homeschooling Debunked

Did you hear the one about the homeschooled kid who went to Harvard at age 12? Or how about the homeschooling neighbors who live under a rock and only come out on double coupon Tuesdays? Homeschooling has inspired a lot of myths. Let's get to the bottom of them.

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The Social Effects of Homeschooling

Many still consider homeschooling a social and academic death sentence to your children. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

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Family Game Night: Tips and Games for Kids by Age

New and used board games and card games are wonderful learning tools to reinforce many areas of curriculum while children are having fun. Games can be divided into many categories depending on their objectives and methods of play.

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Multisensory Learning Strategies: The Senses in the Service of Learning

Multisensory learning strategies have always been used to teach basic literacy and numeracy skills. A thoughtful, deliberate involvement of the senses helps children to retain knowledge and process information. This article outlines three simple sense-based learning strategies that parents can use with their children.

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10 Signs of Dyslexia

What is dyslexia? The word has its origins in Greek, where 'dys' means difficulty and 'lexis' means words. Experts disagree on many points, but all accept that in essence it means people struggle to read and spell fluently. Here are classic signs.

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The Parts of Speech Poem

There are eight parts of speech in the English language: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection. Here’s an old children’s rhyme about the eight parts of speech:

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Can Screen Time Replace Reading?

It’s a fair question for parents to think about: will it influence my child negatively to allow screen time if they prefer it over reading? Edublox investigates and shares a few tips on how to get your child excited about reading books.

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Traditional Schooling versus Homeschooling — Points to Consider

You want your child to get the best education possible. However, the schools in your area aren’t great, or maybe they are good. Private schools can be expensive. You’ve thought about homeschooling too. How do you know which option to choose? Here are some points to consider.

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“Matthew Effect” in Reading: Why Children with Dyslexia Fall Farther and Farther Behind

“Matthew Effect” is sometimes summarized by the adage ”the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.” In the case of young readers, good readers read more and get better at reading, whereas less-skilled readers read less and fall farther and farther behind their peers.

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Keep Your Brain Healthy with Antioxidants

Your brain is your greatest asset but it is also your body's most vulnerable organ. It requires constant support from other major organs and is your most susceptible organ to oxidative stress during aging.

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Diminished Iconic Memory An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

The sensory memory for visual stimuli is sometimes known as the iconic memory, the memory for aural stimuli is known as the echoic memory, and that for touch as the haptic memory. In a study on Alzheimer's researchers showed that diminished iconic memory may be an early indicator of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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