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Livia McCoy
Thought and Planning Can Improve Written Work

Sep 05, 2013 - Posted by Livia McCoy in Writing, Livia McCoy, Kids Learning

For most of us, summer vacation seems like it was ages ago. We are going full force at school. Students are already working on daily homework and long-term projects. English teachers are teaching their students the writing pr... Read more
Connie McCarthy
Practice Writing Skills With Thanksgiving Notes

Nov 13, 2012 - Posted by Connie McCarthy in Writing, Connie McCarthy

  Young students should be able to write, or at least copy, short notes. What better opportunity to hone their writing skills than sending thank-you notes in the days prior to Thanksgiving?   Brighten someone’... Read more
Connie McCarthy
Have Kids Practice Writing by Capturing Summer Memories

Aug 28, 2012 - Posted by Connie McCarthy in Writing, Kindergarten, Connie McCarthy, 2nd Grade, 1st Grade

Children love the spontaneous fun and pure joy of summertime.  While the end of summer is bittersweet, now is the time to help your child capture wonderful summer memories, while practicing writing skills for a new schoo... Read more
Carissa Rogers
Forget the "Brain Drain:" Combine Family Summer Travel and Education

Aug 16, 2012 - Posted by Carissa Rogers in Writing, Reading, Math, Brain Drain

Who else seriously needs a break…from summer break?! We’ve had a “goodncrazy” summer, filled with road trips, air trips, summer camps, camping-camps, and very little home time. Parents always worry a... Read more