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Boy Leaping

Better Grades are Just a Hop, Skip, and a Jump Away

We typically think of running, jumping, and skipping as activities that should be confined to the school gym or playground. But did you know that they might be the key to your kids’ success in social studies or science class? Numerous studies have shown a link between physical activity and improved cognitive ability – both

Colorful Playground with a summer slide

What Could Your Kids Gain (or Lose) This Summer?

For most kids, the end of the school year evokes images of sun-filled days at the pool, adventurous family vacations, no alarm clocks and extended bedtimes.

However, water parks and playgrounds may not be the only places your children experience a “slide” this summer. Whether you call it the “summer slide” or “brain drain,” children often fall behind without any

Brain Image

Neuro-what? Why Neuroplasticity Is the Key to Making Your Smart Kid Even Smarter.

What is neuroplasticity?
Many of us can still remember hearing, “Don’t hold your breath until your face turns red! You’ll kill your brain cells and they’ll never grow back!” Growing up we knew our parents’ wisdom should typically be trusted, and you probably shouldn’t hold your breath until your face turns red. But as it


Fun and Easy Tips to Keep Kids Learning during the Holiday Season

Sleigh bells ringing, chestnuts roasting, snow is falling—it’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is an opportunity to spend quality time with our loved ones, give thanks to one another and celebrate the arrival of a new year.
It also means that the kiddos are out of school for an extended