Headsprout Reading Program Review From An Experienced Teacher (2022)
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Headsprout Reading Program Review From An Experienced Teacher (2022)

Many kids struggle with reading, and that can have a serious impact on their academic success and their lives in general. In fact, 3 out of 5 people in American prisons can’t read. Kids who are not reading by the third grade are 500% more likely to not graduate high school. It’s hard to overstate how…

Are Homeschoolers Socially Awkward? Here Is the Answer According To Science.
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Are Homeschoolers Socially Awkward? Here Is the Answer According To Science.

It’s often thought that children who are homeschooled are robbed of a plethora of opportunities—especially when it comes to developing essential social skills and forming meaningful, interpersonal relationships with peers.  However, it’s important for society to know that not all children are delayed in certain milestones. It depends on the person’s genes, life experiences, and…

Is Early Reading A Sign Of intelligence? Discover 5 Ways To Help Your Child Read Earlier!
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Is Early Reading A Sign Of intelligence? Discover 5 Ways To Help Your Child Read Earlier!

One of the most common questions I get when it comes to my students is, “Is Early Reading A Sign Of intelligence?” Reading before the age of 5 is an early indicator of intelligence in a child. Early readers who were tracked by researchers can show increased problem-solving skills, creativity, and even leadership later on…

How does parenting style affect academic achievement?
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How does parenting style affect academic achievement?

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. We have talked about a whole host of different parenting styles on this site, anything from lazy parenting to parallel parenting. Why do parents care so much about these styles? Probably because they want to find a style that will help them bring up their child in the best…

How to teach my child at home? [PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY]
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How to teach my child at home? [PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY]

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. Today we are talking about how to teach your child at home. There are several reasons why you might have to suddenly teach your child at home. There could be an emergency that closes schools or you could simply not like the school your child is currently attending. Whatever…

A Parent’s Guide to hands on activities with kids! Simple and Fun!
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A Parent’s Guide to hands on activities with kids! Simple and Fun!

As an educator of many years, I know that young children often learn best from hands on activities. This is for the following reasons. Firstly, hands on activities are usually more stimulating and fun. This will help get and keep your child’s attention. They will want to complete the activity with very little encouragement or…

Worksheets for kids. Is there a better way?
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Worksheets for kids. Is there a better way?

​ Well, hello there! Welcome back to an article talking about worksheets. These are things that are widely used, both in teaching children in the home and at school. When you look at the Google search volume for “Phonic worksheets” for example, you will see a whole load of people searching for that! I can…

Make learning meaningful! Meaning is the key to learning for your child!
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Make learning meaningful! Meaning is the key to learning for your child!

Having been a teacher in Asia for quite some time now, I have had numerous parent meetings that raise the warning flag! I will give you an example: Parent: I just can’t get my child interested in learning at home. Me: Why? What did you try to do with your child? Parent: Well, I tried…