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Tips to Help Children Become Better Writers

Aug. 02, 2016

Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.

How to Make Reading Part of the Summer Routine

Jun. 03, 2016

Summer is an ideal time to incorporate reading into the daily schedule—and the perfect opportunity to get children to enjoy this ageless pastime. “The key to making reading a daily habit is to make it enjoyable, and there are so many ways to do that during summer,” says Huntington. “Make it fun. Let your child choose the books. Make reading a fun family tradition. When you do things like this, you’ll start to see your child choosing to read over other activities, and his or her reading skills will improve greatly as well.”

Five Tips to Create Your Child’s Summer Learning Schedule

May. 08, 2015

It’s summer break, which means relaxing, recharging and plenty of fun for students. Even though your child is probably eager to toss the backpack into a closet until September, Eileen Huntington, Co-founder of the Huntington Learning Center encourages parents to develop a summer learning schedule that will deter regression (learning loss), and maintain a schedule. “There are many advantages to incorporating a little structure into your child’s summer schedule,” says Huntington. “Children who continue to exercise their brains have a far easier time going back to school in the fall, plus, keeping the mind active during break can remind children about the fun of learning.

Six Best Practices for Broadening your Vocabulary

Jan. 29, 2014

It's important for students to be continually building up their vocabularies over time.

HELP YOUR CHILD BUILD A WINNING WAY WITH WORDS

Jan. 01, 2012

Solid reading skills are vital for success on many of the tests your child will take between Kindergarten and high school graduation - including the SAT and ACT. Students therefore need to possess a strong vocabulary and be confident in their ability to discern the meanings of many words. Here are some tips for building word power:

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