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Studying 101: Why flash cards work

Studying 101: Why flash cards work

Apr 1st 2022

Educational flash cards are an age-old method for improving students’ abilities to recall information and understand concepts. There’s a reason flash card are just as popular today as t … read more
End-of-School-Year Prep

End-of-School-Year Prep

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

There is no doubt that it has been an unconventional school year. Closed classrooms, quarantines, online classes, and hybrid learning have made it difficult for all students to receive the individuali … read more
5 Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

5 Ways to Give Back During the Holidays

Posted by By Allison Moore on Dec 2nd 2020

The holidays are a great time to model kindness to our children by giving back to our community. There are many ways to get kids interested in helping others while also teaching the value of empa … read more
How To Safely Spend Time Together

How To Safely Spend Time Together

Posted by By Marisa Rubin on Nov 19th 2020

It’s that time of year—winter. While the strain of staying indoors can become quite stressful during the dark, cold months, the added factor of COVID-19 makes it even more difficult to stay soci … read more
Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 17th 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts the world, experts continue to recommend the practice of social distancing. While we may have to remain physically distant to stop the spread, we do not have to be emotional … read more
5 Benefits of Homeschooling Your Kids

5 Benefits of Homeschooling Your Kids

Jul 29th 2020

Homeschooling, or parent-led education that happens at home, has come a long way in the past two decades. Technology has taken the task of homeschooling from a laborious one to a convenience for fa … read more
Thinking About Feelings: How mindfulness helps kids

Thinking About Feelings: How mindfulness helps kids

Posted by By Erin Marsh on Aug 1st 2019

As parents, we are very in sync with our children’s needs. We know when to interpret whining as a symptom of hunger and we know when a temper tantrum means our child simply needs a nap. If we could te … read more
Family Connection: Maintain well families

Family Connection: Maintain well families

Aug 1st 2019

The “perfect” family – all smiles and laughter – doesn’t truly exist. So instead, let’s aim for having well families. This means making members of your family the best they can be. Healthy students ma … read more
Help Your Child with Testing

Help Your Child with Testing

Jan 17th 2019

While your children may be the ones actually taking the tests, you are the one who can help them get through testing season. Here are some tips to help your student prepare for the test.Attendance is … read more
Build Confidence in Your Children

Build Confidence in Your Children

Jan 17th 2019

“…my father, Mickey Parsons, he encouraged me to be an actor. He never discouraged me to be an actor, and in a career that hinges so much on confidence a lot of the time, that was a really great gift. … read more