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Meaningful Music

Meaningful Music

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Oct 5th 2020

It has been said that music soothes the savage beast, but we also know that it shapes the growing mind. Music is a powerful and meaningful part of our culture. It triggers emotional responses, stim … read more
​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

By Hallie Gebel on Aug 28th 2020

As teachers and parents, we’re all feeling overwhelmed by the effects of COVID-19 on our everyday lives. However, supporting learning and keeping a sense of normalcy and routine for our kids and stude … read more
Building Back to School Excitement During COVID-19

Building Back to School Excitement During COVID-19

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Aug 3rd 2020

The new school year is drawing near and one thing is certain, knowledge and flexibility are musts in the midst of COVID-19. The American Academy of Pediatrics favors the goal of having children p … 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
Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jul 13th 2020

Can you hear it? The last school bell ringing and students dashing out the door, ready for summer vacation to begin. For the last 10 months, students have worked to build skills and make academic gain … read more
Engage Young Learners with Meaningful Math

Engage Young Learners with Meaningful Math

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jul 1st 2020

This year has definitely been one for the books. While distance learning has been front and center, it's important to keep your child's problem solving and math skills sharp. Here are a few ways to he … read more
How to Prevent the Summer Brain Drain

How to Prevent the Summer Brain Drain

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jun 26th 2020

Who would have thought we would have spent the last few months practicing social distancing and learning from home? Now it is time for summer break and worry begins to set in as we wonder — what’s … read more
Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jun 1st 2020

While summer break is sweet, it can also be a time of learning loss for many students. But don't fret—there are many ways to education in high gear and have a lot of fun in the process. Here are … read more
Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jun 1st 2020

Summer break can be a great time for children to relax and recharge, but it is also when learning loss occurs. Want to avoid the summer slide? Here are a few ideas to spark quality learning and have f … read more
Fun and Educational Summer Vacations

Fun and Educational Summer Vacations

Jun 1st 2020

Summer vacation doesn’t mean your kids have to endure three long months without any educational inspiration. Many summer getaways are just as enriching as they are relaxing. Let’s take a look at five … read more