Preschool and Kindergarten

25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year

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Back to School, Back to Homework 25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year   Transitioning from a summer of sleeping in, playing all day and staying up late, to a strict school regime with homework and tests is tough for anyone. Factor in things like ADHD, multiple extracurricular

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Redshirting: Is your child ready for kindergarten?

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It may seem premature to be weighing things like high school athletics and class rank before a child even enters kindergarten, but those are real factors for some parents who are considering “redshirting” their five-year-old. What is redshirting? Named for the sports-related concept of having athletes who are kept out

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Why “Free Play” Is Great For Your Kid’s Brain

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Lots of activities are good for your kid’s brain: music lessons, board games, learning a second language, puzzles, and personal brain training. But unstructured play has taken a back seat in our ever-busy, high-tech world. Remember hide-and-seek, dress-up, restaurant, bike rides, roller skating, building snowmen and making up dance routines?

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