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Love of Learning

How to Nurture Your Children's Love of Learning Man and daughter “Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I will learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Parents can learn a thing or two from this insightful quote. A key to nurturing a love of learning in...

Five Overlooked Reading Comprehension Benefits

Reading Comprehension Benefits Reading comprehension is the most important academic fundamental, with immeasurable benefits. Some reading comprehension benefits are well-documented: improved reasoning skills, better, more insightful writing, faster reading, and better...

Academic Self-Confidence & Optimism

Amazon sells over 100,000 books on "parenting." Think about that for a second: over 100,000 books to help us become better parents, and most of us still need help. We are adding an "academic parenting" section to our blog, and we're starting with "academic...

How Parents Nurture Children’s Love of Learning.

Child Learning isn’t just about sitting in a classroom and memorizing facts for a test. It is about how humans make meaning of their world through experience, language, art, music, movement, technology, relationships—and yes—even academics. Learning is an ongoing...