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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.”

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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