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Helping your Middle Schooler Have a Great Year!

August 13, 2019

Encourage participation. The more involved your child is in school and after-school activities, the more likely he or she will be to find friends, familiarity,…

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Preventing Middle School Nightmares: Trauma-Free Transition Tips

August 13, 2019

P Does the thought of sending your child off to middle school make you anxious? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Many adults have middle…

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Why Brain Training?

August 13, 2019

(Cognitive Development) In January of 2009, the parent company of Metro Learning Solutions, LearningRx, was a new entity.  After spending 25+ years compiling results and…

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Playing Fosters Reading

July 30, 2019

Look in on any preschool class and you will undoubtedly see kids playing in lots of different ways, but what they are really doing is…

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Developing Reading Rate: Tips for Home

July 30, 2019

If you are concerned about your child’s reading rate (See “Have a Slow Reader?”), here are some things to try at home. First, developing a…

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Have a Slow Reader?

July 30, 2019

  Schools are pushing for a certain number of words read per minute, and it can be intimidating for lots of kids.  If your child…

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PREVENTING MIDDLE SCHOOL NIGHTMARES: TRAUMA-FREE TRANSITION TIPS

July 26, 2019

Does the thought of sending your child off to middle school make you anxious? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Many adults have middle school…

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Testimonial

June 8, 2019

“My 11-year-old son was always bright, but once he went to middle school he was having problems processing information as quickly as he needed. He…

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Smart Ways to Spend the Summer: keep Kids off “The Summer Slide”

June 8, 2019

Third grade teacher Alyssa Call got a bit of a shock when she returned to her classroom in the fall and saw the test scores…

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7 Essential Paths to Brain Fitness During the Summer

June 8, 2019

Chances are, now that summer’s here, you aren’t thinking much about brain fitness (if you think about it at all). No, you’re thinking about playing…

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