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More Reading, Better Writing


In a society where everything is so fast-paced, on-the-go and digital, it is hard to find the time to read. I can admit with all honesty that I was never big on reading. As a kid I distracted myself with all kinds of activities just to avoid reading. It was a real chore for me […]

Setting a Good Example


There are three major steps you must take to give your child the best preparation any situation life brings. Set a good example Set a good example …Can you guess the third. . In my nanny-capaids, I spent quite some time at the playground, babysitting yet another adorable little kid. At the playground, I’ve seen […]

How to Benefit from the Educational Technologies That Are Shaping the Future of Education

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Cloud Computing by Alan Scalone, CNK Digital When it comes to the educational technologies available to teach our children to read you’ll definitely see three categories emerge: yesterday, today and tomorrow. As a parent of a child learning to read, you probably still remember the instructional books you used when you were a child. If […]

Some Presidential Thoughts on Education


“Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.” Abraham Lincoln is responsible for that quote. It’s fitting that we start February with a quote from one […]

How to Combat the Winter Blahs


As we find ourselves in the middle of yet another winter, your child may find himself with a big case of the Classroom Blahs. If you’re homeschooling, you already know the signs—staring out the window, wishing it was warm enough to go outside and play, reading the same sentences over and over without absorbing them—and […]

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lion


As March approaches, it’s time to remind ourselves of that old adage about lions and lambs. If you’re homeschooling your child you’ve just entered the home stretch of another school year, and it’s time to revisit the goals and objectives you set at the beginning of the year. In other words, it’s time to say […]

On Valentine’s Day, Celebrate Your Love of Reading!


When it comes to effective strategies for teaching your child to read, nothing is more time-tested and productive than reading together. You’ve probably already implemented a family reading time in your household, but it’s time to kick it up a notch this Valentine’s Day and really celebrate your love of reading with your child. As […]