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12/21/2015
It does not sound a lot. Most stories often take longer to read. But just 20 minutes of reading can make a big difference in the lives of our children. 

Author Pamela DeLoatch’s article on Edudemic discusses some less obvious yet long-term positive effects of reading daily and not skipping...
12/11/2015
This article from Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center is rather old, but probably worth reminding us parents on some well researched parenting skills that would give our kids a higher chance of being happy and resilient to adversity as a kid, as a teen and finally as an adult. 

Based on...
12/09/2015

Strategies for Acing Any Test near Richardson

The purpose of a test is to measure your comprehension of course material or your ability to perform a task. As such, there is no substitute for good, old-fashioned study and practice. Still, here are some steps you can take so your...
11/26/2015
Every student faces challenges at school, whether academic, social, or self-esteem. Hiring a tutor can help your child overcome their obstacles, and not just by improving grades. Here are ten of the many ways a tutor would benefit your child.

Benefits of Tutoring in Plano, TX

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11/04/2015
The New York Times reported in a recent article that mathematical abilities, as seen from tests administered to Grade 4 and Grade 8 students, show a decline for the first time since 1990. These tests were administered by National Assessment of Education Progress, sometimes called “the nation’s...
10/28/2015

More Punctuation Rules to Follow

Here are some more rules of punctuation you should follow on your writing assignments.

Using Semicolons

A semicolon is a period atop a comma for a reason- they are just short of a full stop. Use a semicolon to connect two complete sentences you want to join...
10/28/2015

Grammar Help: The Comma

We have focused on punctuation rules this month, and one mark in particular deserves a post of its own- the comma. Here are the rules for correct usage of our curly friend.

Using Commas in Lists

Use a comma to separate three or more elements in a series. Be sure to include...
10/21/2015
Plano schools recently had their parent-teacher conferences. It is a rare opportunity to meet one-on-one with your child’s teacher. What then, is the best way to make the most of this opportunity? In a recent article on nprEd, Elissa Nadworny discusses some best practices for parents to...
10/09/2015

Composition Help: Punctuation

Here are a few punctuation rules you can use to improve your writing.

Using Ellipses

An ellipsis (pl. ellipses) is that series of three dots you sometimes see when reading. Use ellipses to represent omission from a quotation. For example, if the complete sentence is:...
10/02/2015

Education vs Entertainment

Many parents have a certain tradeoff policy in place for their kids when it comes to keeping a certain balance between education and entertainment. Children may have to complete their home work, work on projects, help with house work, etc. before they get to see the...

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