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How Parents Can Take a More Active Role in Their Child's Learning - And How it Makes a Difference

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 -- Lindsay Coles

The research is there; those simple “What did you learn at school today?” conversations matter. Let’s take a closer look at three ways staying involved in your child’s education makes a difference, as well as three simple things you can start doing today to take a more active role!

Kindergarten Readiness: How Parents Can Prepare Children for the Academic Basics with Novabods

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- Lindsay Coles

For many parents of four- and five-year-olds, there comes a point in the year when preparing for kindergarten becomes top of mind. Although “soft” skills such as social cooperation, following directions, and self-awareness are all equally important for kindergarteners, it’s key for parents to work with young children on basic academic skills too, such as counting and reading.

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