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  • Summer Science for Kids, Child on beach learns about her shadow
    Summer Learning
    10 Everyday Ways to Explore Science While Having Fun
    Simple science lessons are all around us during the summer. Prevent summer brain drain in your kids with these mini science experiments and activities for children of all ages. Expand their knowledge of meteorology, zoology, botany, chemistry, an...
    Erin Dower
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    Summer Learning
    11 Everyday Ways to Learn Math While Having Fun
    Math is everywhere, not just in the classroom, and summer is a great time to learn how math relates to the real world. It's more than just addition and subtraction worksheets— it's everywhere you look. Keep your child learning this summer with...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Top 10 Nature Activities
    Nature Activities
    11 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids
    Getting outside is a great way to learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Learning Disabilities and Homework
    8 Disorganization Styles of Struggling Boys
    Why is your child struggling in school? In her book "That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week: Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life," author Ana Homayoun identifies eight styles of disorganization and distraction that ...
    Erin Dower
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    Museums
    10 Best Family Destinations for Learning Experiences
    Traveling with kids almost anywhere is a tremendous learning experience, but there are certain places that really excel at educating kids in a fun way. In the "Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Vacations," the FamilyTravelForum.com commun...
    FamilyTravelForum.com
  • School and Learning
    Note-Taking
    Is My Child a Good Note-Taker?
    Take this quiz to discover your child's strengths and weaknesses in note taking. ...
  • Group of students studying in library
    High School Milestones and Obstacles
    Top 10 Skills for High-School Students
    Whether you're a freshman or a senior, developing the following 10 skills will help you achieve success in school, in your chosen career, and in life. ...
    Clint Page
  • School and Learning
    Outlines
    What Type of Outliner Is Your Child?
    Discover how your child thinks so that you can help him choose the best outlining structure. ...
  • School and Learning
    Math Standards
    Math: It's Elementary
    Get a glimpse into the new state standardized tests. Take our elementary math quiz and find out what your little ones need to know. ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Landmark College Two-Column Notes
    Learn how to use the Landmark College Two-Column Notes with this blank template. Click here for an example. ...
  • parent, child prepare for test
    Anxiety Disorders
    9 Anxiety-Busters for Kids Taking Standardized Tests
    Test day jitters are striking earlier than ever. In most states, standardized testing aligned with the Common Core begins in second or third grade, but a few states administer standardized tests as early as kindergarten. Many children experience ...
    Erin Dower
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Extreme Mapping Note Template
    Learn how to use the Extreme Mapping Notes with this blank template. Click here for an example. ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Landmark College Two-Column Notes
    Learn and find examples of how to use the Landmark College Two-Column Notes with this template. Click here for a blank template. ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Roman Numeral Model Notes
    Learn and find examples of how to use the Roman Numeral Notes with this template. Click here for a blank template. ...
  • after-school routine checklist
    Parenting Tools Printables
    After-School Routine Checklist
    After School Routine Checklist ...
  • Graphic Organizers Printables
    Extreme Mapping Notes
    Learn and find out how to use the Extreme Mapping Notes with this template. Click here for a blank template. ...
  • Learning Disabilities Printables
    Summer Learning Brainstorming Form for Parents
    Determine what learning skills your child needs to work on over the summer, and record them on this chart. Then you can get started on the summer learning contract. ...
  • Learning Disabilities Printables
    Summer Learning Contract: Page 2
    Use this printable sheet to record the creative and innovative ways in which your child wishes to learn new skills over the course of the summer. Go to Summer Learning Contract: Page 3 or go back to ...