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Back At ‘Em Again!

Posted on: September 22nd, 2015 by

  Monday Madness from a Teen’s Mind By: Addi Iken Hi everyone! I am really excited to start back up on blogs again! I hope everyone had a great summer. Now, since we are just starting up blogs again, I figure I will write about and offer some advice on STARTING SCHOOL! (Parents’, this applies…

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What Student’s Say About Us!!

Posted on: May 28th, 2015 by

“I like the summer programs because it doesn’t feel like I am in school at all.  I get to talk with my friends about books and movies, which is a fun way to learn how to write.  I also like that we get to play games.”  M.C. – 12th grade “I’m surprised I like this…

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Friday: Create Your Own Superhero!

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by

Create your own Super Hero! By Joe             They’re all over TV, movies, everywhere—super heroes aren’t just for us nerds anymore! But, the super hero world can be a bit stagnant (unless you read the more independent companies) and sometimes the perfect super hero for you simply doesn’t exist. Well, we won’t let that stop…

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Thursday: Essay Organization and Tips

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by

Organizing an Essay and Writing Solid Body Paragraphs By Joe             It’s getting to be the end of the year and many students have final essays due for English, so I thought I’d give a quick post on essay organization and writing body paragraphs. Staring at the blank page can be very intimidating; here’s a…

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Wednesday: Weird Brain Facts

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by

5 Weird Brain Facts By Joe Brain development is promoted by reading aloud to young children. It can also increase empathy and classroom environment. Further, reading aloud can help vocabulary, proper enunciation, and create a larger desire for reading later in life. For strategic help, click here! Left handed and ambidextrous people have bigger corpus…

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Wednesday: Sleep and Homework

Posted on: May 7th, 2015 by

Sleep and How it Can Help Improve School Work By: Tori O’Brien These days it’s hard not to let your child try to be (or require them to be) a SUPER-KID! This means they are great in school or involved in all kinds of activities or sports to the point that they have lack of…

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Wednesday: Mixing Sports and Academics?

Posted on: April 30th, 2015 by

     Do Sports and Academics Mix? By Joe              My sister was always anti-sports. She thought that the importance schools and society give to sports downplays the importance of academics and leads to “dumb jocks” being more culturally acceptable than “smart nerds.” She being my big sister, I tended to agree with…

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Friday: Reporter Game

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by

Be a Reporter! By Joe             Same house, same neighborhood. Same boring people doing the same boring things. Or are they? As a reporter, your job will be to ferret out the stories in your own community! Give Jobs.             Give jobs to everyone in the family—big brother the sports reporter, Mom the hard hitting…

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Tuesday: Learn Better by Doing

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by

 Students Learn Better by Doing By Joe             It may come as a surprise to some, but definitely did not a surprise to us at Learning Foundations, that recent studies have shown that students who engage in project-based learning show better results than those who learned from traditional instruction. Put simply, students (and adults I…

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Monday Madness: Don’t Give Up Too Early

Posted on: April 27th, 2015 by

Don’t Give Up Too Early By: Addi Iken   Hi all of you amazing readers! How are you? This week I want to talk about not giving up, but more specifically giving yourself another chance at something, even when you are not good at it the first time. Let’s jump right into an example from…

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