Tag: parent involvement


No Child Left Behind: Making Sure No-One Is Left Behind In The Classroom Education

Making Sure No-One Is Left Behind In The Classroom Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature no child left behind in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for select children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. With the passing of the No Child Left Behind law, we’re all becoming a lot...

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Hygiene: Fun Activities to Teach Kids Personal Hygiene Parenting

Hygiene: Fun Activities to Teach Kids Personal Hygiene Guest Post Christine Hill Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature kids hygiene with guest blogger Christine Hill While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. As your child moves from infancy into toddlerhood (and beyond), there are some things...

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Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child Parent's Corner

Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child To give you a taste of weekday mornings at my house, I offer you the image of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the gargantuan dragon in Sleeping Beauty. My house is full of night owls. Waking up any of us is a task I wouldn’t recommend to anyone. So having one of my kiddos start...

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Important Strategies to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher Parent's Corner

Smart Ways to Make a Positive Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher I think it’s safe to say that the jitters and anxiety associated with a new school year doesn’t just pertain to our kids. Every teacher has their unique way of running things and, as parents, we have to learn their rules and organization methods almost as thoroughly as our children do if we want to...

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The Most Common Problem that is Not a Learning Disability Education

Building Self Confidence What do you think the most common problem is when a new child walks into my center? ADHD? Autism? Reading struggles? If you guessed any of these answers, I’m sorry to say, but you are wrong. Let me share a story with you. A few years ago I had a little boy walk into my center that was non-verbal and very shy....

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Sensory learning games that kids will love Education

Sensory learning games that kids will love We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about how fun summer activities help kids learn and perform better in the classroom. It was a great experience sharing how we can help children achieve academic success. Fox 13’s The Place Activities help with speech and language development, math skills, writing and pencil grip, and last but not...

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15 Summer Chores for Everyday Kids Parent's Corner

Summer Chores for Kids Author: Alyssa Craig For those children who are on break during the school year, summer can quickly become monotonous as they struggle to find ways to fill their agenda. Luckily for you, there are great ways you can put the kids to work that will them fill their time in a meaningful way and help them learn some great skills, including...

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It Takes a Community to “Educate” a Child Education

Community: “Educate” a Child Moving. As a child, moving to a new home is one of the scariest ideas. We learn to love the place we grew up in, the friends we make and of course the memories we create. As a parent, it can be even more terrifying, especially when the happiness of your child is one of the most important things we take...

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Parenting: Mom, Dad, You’re Fired! Parenting

Alarm goes off, late again. Quickly brush your teeth, wake the kids and hurry them into the bathroom. Snap your fingers because they aren’t moving fast enough. Jump in the shower yourself and look in the mirror. Those dark circles didn’t vanish overnight. Pack the kids lunches and make sure their backpacks include last night’s science project. Boss is going to be upset again for...

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