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Simple Tips to Teach Time Management Skills to Young Children

One of the most important skills that successful students have is knowing how to manage their time. By learning how to teach time management skills to young children, you not only help keep your own sanity but you also help your children to better their chances of success in school and later on in life.

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How to Teach your Child Proper Hygiene and Healthy Habits

Proper hygiene helps build a child’s self-confidence and teaching those good habits begins at home. Your child’s school can also help continue to teach your child proper hygiene throughout the day. Here are some tips for home and how schools can help reinforce those ideas.

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Make Sure your School Focuses on Health and Safety

Of course, you want your child’s school to offer quality learning, a strong curriculum, and top-notch faculty. But if you’re looking for the right school for your child and wondering what else you should expect from a quality facility, here are a few less-obvious things to look for to ensure your school focuses on health and safety for the children.

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How to Improve your Child’s Communication and Literacy Skills

Not only will strong communication and literacy skills help build a solid foundation for future learning success, but improving your child’s communication early will also help to build his confidence, cause him to have more successful relationships as he gets older, and be able to efficiently and effectively share ideas.

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School and Community: An Important Link

There is an important link between school and community that directly impacts the growth of our children and our neighborhoods. When communities focus on building strong educational foundations for their youth, they will only continue to strengthen over time.

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5 Ways to Ruin the First Week of Preschool

From forgetting to prep your child for their first day to skipping orientation or even making a huge dramatic fuss about the first day, there are several surefire ways to ruin your child’s first week of preschool. Make sure you to avoid these common mistakes when sending them off to school!

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How to Get Kids to Help Do Chores

Getting kids to help do chores teaches responsibility, however it can be a frustrating experience for parents. With a few best practice tips, you can encourage your children to help without nagging or yelling.

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How to Make Summer Education Fun for Preschoolers

Just because school is out, it doesn’t mean that education should stop until school starts again.  In this article, we highlight some creative ways that you can make summer education fun without the kids even realizing that they are learning.

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