Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Math Tips & Tricks Infographic

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Top Tips for Helping Kids with Algebra Homework

“Mom, I don’t understand this.” When your child is in elementary school, you welcome these requests for help. But when your child enters upper grades and is dealing with algebra homework, you may find yourself a little anxious. If you need to provide some help with algebra homework, here are some tips that might make it a little easier. 1. Learn to Read the

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Best Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Going Back to School

If you’ve been in any major retailer, then you know that it’s coming – back to school season. If your kids are still in the midst of their summer fun, you may find that you struggle to get them excited about the coming school year. Here are some ideas from the Swan Learning Center that you can use to get your child excited about

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Tips for Learning Over the Summer

Summer break is just around the corner, and while teachers around the community are breathing a sigh of relief as they prepare for a much-needed break, many are dreading what they know is about to happen – the dreaded “summer slump.” Students who don’t stimulate their brains during the summer months lose the academic skills their teachers worked so hard to help them attain

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Tips to Helping Your Child Write Better

For many parents, teaching their child to write better is an important goal. Early writing experiences can help to lay the groundwork for a child’s later academic success. While learning to write is important, many children balk at the idea of having to sit down and spend time writing when they would rather be playing. For this reason, parents can encourage their child to

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Avoiding the Third-Quarter Slump

Christmas is almost here, and with it comes time off of school and the end of the second quarter. When your kids return to school after the holiday break, they will be close to starting the third quarter. This is the time when attention drifts, grades slump and kids start to get antsy for summer and warmer weather. As a parent, here are some

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