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Sleep Is A Student’s Best Friend

It’s a long day and short night for most students in high school and college, with classes, studying, sports,friends, meals and activities vying for time. It’s easy to give sleep a low priority, but a mistake. As Benedict Carey informs … Continue reading

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US Schools’ Results Still Behind Those of Key Countries

15 year olds in the USA continue to test below their peers in other developed countries, reported Mitoko Rich (“American 15 Year Olds Lag, Mainly in Math, in International Standardized Tests,” New York Times, 12/3/13). The test, called PISA, (Program … Continue reading

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“I’m Bored. There is nothing to do.” – How to Prevent Summer Slide

Every June, my husband and I create a summer studies plan for each of our children.   It helps create order in our home, allows the children to practice and learn independently at their own pace and provides the feeling … Continue reading

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Keep Your Child’s Brain Sharp This Summer

Are you familiar with the term summer slide?  Summer slide is the decline in students’ skills over the summer break from school.  It can have repercussions for even the brightest student. Summer is a great time for outside play, physical … Continue reading

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