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5 Reasons Your Child Should Read More

Reading has a countless number of benefits, both academically and in other areas of an individual’s life. Below are five reasons why reading can help your child become a more successful student, friend, and person, which can ultimately lead to a lifetime of success. Reading takes you places that you’ve never been. There are some […]

Is Constant Praise a Good Thing?

Oftentimes, children receive continual praise for their efforts rather than what they accomplish, and while it’s certainly a good idea to encourage and inspire them, is there a point when so much complimenting becomes too much? According to Ashley Merryman, author of NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children and Top Dog: The Science of Winning and […]

APs, IBs, Finals — Oh My!

The end of the school year is near. Seniors are making those final choices of where they will attend school next year, while other students are planning classes for next year and making plans for the summer. Teachers are preparing finals and figuring out how to get that last material taught, and students are preparing […]

The Impact of Social Media on Students

Although social media actually began in 1997 with a website called Six Degrees, and MySpace became a go-to for many Internet users in 2003, it wasn’t until Facebook and Twitter hit the scene that social media truly took off. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, though it was solely limited to college students before it […]

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Importance of Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Education

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.105″] The early years of your child’s development are the time when attitude, ethics, aptitude, and eagerness for success are best nurtured. Parental involvement in early childhood education brings many benefits to both student and his or her educators in Orange County. In this […]

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10 Ways To Help Your Child Excel In Elementary School

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Attending elementary school in Orange County can be quite challenging for some children.  They may find it difficult to spend time away from their parents or to work in an environment they are not familiar with.  Also, being asked to learn new academic and social skills can be overwhelming at times. The […]

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Lessons from “The Incredibles” — Finding Work-Life Balance

A sneak peek at Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 was released last night during a commercial break for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The much-anticipated family film (a follow up to 2004’s The Incredibles) looks to cover the modern reality of stay-at-home fathers, finding work-life balance, and every parent’s struggle of trying to raise children who become healthy, well-adjusted adults. […]