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
While it might feel like winter just left the Charlotte area, the fact is that the school year is three-fourths of the way over. Now is the time to start thinking about ways to keep your kids engaged and learning over the summer. These tips from the Swan Learning Center will get you started thinking the right way. Get Them Reading Reading is the
Playing games as a family can be a relaxed and painless way to build math, reading and writing skills. When done correctly, educational games can be light-hearted and fun. It is easy to find games touted as being educational, but not all educational games appeal to children. A weekly family game night builds educational skills, but also strengthens family bonds and creates lifelong memories.