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5 Reasons Pre-School Years Are A Prime Time For Learning

February 26, 2018

Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come. “Young children have the capacity at a very young age to be academically challenged, and we need to educate them strongly during those years instead of waiting until they are older,” says Alise McGregor, founder of Little Newtons (, an early education center with locations in…

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Don’t settle for the bookstore’s best offer, get the most bang for your book

September 14, 2016

The semester is just beginning, and I know students wish they could sell their books back already, but it’s never too early to start thinking about ways to get the most bang for your book. When I was in college, I made the mistake of selling my books back to the bookstore. Instead, try this… TextSurf is a free site that will quickly compare book prices and find students the best options to sell back their books. It can…

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Back To School Internet Safety: What Parents Needs To Know

September 5, 2016

  Today’s kids are more tech-savvy than ever before. Even toddlers know how to use Mommy’s iPhone to access Calliouepisodes, while older kids have computer skills that astound their parents. Some schools are now even providing iPads for their students, while others require students to prepare all their homework on a laptop or PC.   Karl Volkman, tech expert and CTO of SRV Network, Inc. says, “Classroom assignments today do not involve writing on the chalkboard. Instead, kids are actually blogging…

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Back to School Children


August 12, 2016

NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST DR. SANAM HAFEEZ PROVIDES TIPS FOR PARENTS TO EASE BACK TO SCHOOL JITTERS   Did you know that anxiety issues are the most common mental health disorders in children? There are an estimated 18 million children and teens who suffer from anxiety. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 25 percent of teenagers have issues of anxiety, and the statistics don’t take into account the young people who are undiagnosed or don’t reach out for help. (credit…

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