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How to get your kids back into a routine this school year

Last updated: 08/10/2018

6 Skills Needed for All Jobs Regardless of Field Preschool and Kindergarten Start early on the sleep schedule. A successful first day of school begins with a good night’s sleep,

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Mickey Adams wins 6th British Chess Championship

Last updated: 08/10/2018

Mickey Adams has won the 2018 British Chess Championship, 29 years after he first won the title as a 17-year-old. His victory in Hull came in a playoff against Luke McShane, who ba

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Encouraging Gifted Boys to Read and Write

Last updated: 08/10/2018

As a middle school Gifted Intervention Specialist I feel it is my job to allow students to be challenged, find their passion, and fine tune some of their critical thinking skills.

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Author Interview With Ellin Oliver Keene: 'Engaging Children'

Last updated: 08/10/2018

Ellin Oliver Keene agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Engaging Children: Igniting a Drive for Deeper Learning. Ellin Oliver Keene is an author and consultant who

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Message to my 15-year-old self

Last updated: 08/10/2018

Last week was our anniversary and I searched for our wedding album. Didn’t find it, but I unearthed a small binder I used in high school and college for my music and writing. Exi

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9 Tips for an awesome school year

Last updated: 08/10/2018

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to think about the beginning of a new school year. To begin is to start or start again. A new start should not be marred by

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5 Brilliant Ways All Parents Can Save Money With Their Kids - Life of Dad

Last updated: 08/10/2018

Unless you are an extremely fortunate individual, we’ve all been in tight financial spots from time to time. Things always seem to compound themselves at the worst times. Tax bil

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Trust is everything (story of a student)

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Trust is everything (story of a student) As a tutor, I have to do with people. Students and parents. I am the person who goes to their home very often. I am the person who meets th

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3 Tips for Your Next Adventure Travel Trip

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Maybe you're an adventure traveler who likes to explore a country on your own. But traveling to a country where you don't understand the language can be intimidating. Yes, you can

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Families and Communities

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Start with a Book Children's books and activities Families and Communities Do you know any kids who are curious about their family history and genealogy? Or kids who want to help b

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