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Family involvement: what does the research say?

The Harvard Family Research Project took a long and hard look at the effects of "Family Involvement" and education.  According to an post by Mark Parkinson that summarizes the report: "Cumulative evidence from several decades of research points to several benefits of … Continue reading

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Kids Do what they Like to do….and what’s fun for them! Go Figure?

Trying to get kids to be interested in math is a tough sell!  We'd like to think that because they are supposed to study and behave properly in school that they will–it might be wishful thinking.  Perhaps the trick is … Continue reading

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There IS such a thing as “Too Many Books”!

Got books?  Got too many books?  Want more?  This website is great for recycling books you’ve enjoyed but that you’d like to share with others.  On the flip-side, you can browse the listings of other folks who have books to … Continue reading

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“Yadda Yadda Yadda”….Stimulate your child’s Verbal Skills

According to a recent report on ABC News, studies are suggesting (OK, downright screaming loud and clear!) that talking with your little kids make all the difference in the success they’ll have in school.  Kids who’s developing minds are stimulated … Continue reading

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