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Homework Management: Setting Up the Best Homework Space

Does your child struggle to get their homework done? Well, one way that you can improve their abilities to sit down and get it done is with some Homework management by setting up a space that allows them to focus and concentrate on the work ahead of them. Here's how to do this:

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Reading’s Importance To Everyone

The importance of reading cannot be emphasized strongly enough. Communication was forever transported beyond the norm by the advent of the written word. It was another way to communicate, thereby socializing the population in a whole new manner, adding much more detail and texture to interactions. As civilization evolved, the whole of human knowledge was being written and read.

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Did You Know Reading Can Help Reduce Stress

There are many benefits gained by reading, from a higher IQ to a more financially rewarding job, but did you know that reading can also reduce stress. A 2009 study by the University of Sussex found that reading for as little as six minutes could reduce stress levels by 68 percent. Reading was a better stress reliever than many popular relaxation methods such as, having a hot cup of coffee or tea, listening to music, taking a leisurely walk, or playing video games.

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Homework Management: Tips for Organizing your Workspace

If your children are to excel in school, you’ll need to develop a strategy for doing homework. Homework management begins with organizing your workspace so it is efficient and easy to work in. Here are a few ideas anyone can use to make even a small amount of space more functional.

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Why Reading Comprehension Is An Employable Job Skill

In a day and age full of funny cat videos and grammatically incorrect Facebook posts, it's easy to be washed into the mainstream of adults with a ninth grade reading level. At face value, this may not seem like too much of a shock. However, studies show that if most people don't understand something, they simple ignore it. What does this mean for you?

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Homework Management: How to Tackle the Dry Novel

Anyone who has been a high school student likely remembers that one novel everyone hated. The specific novel varied from school to school, but the attributes were the same: it was inexcusably long, the language was thick with outdated idioms, and the characters often showed a severe lack of good judgment. Laboring through one of these novels for a class was just that: labor (and that probably more in the delivery-room sense).

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Reading’s Importance in Toddler Speech Development  

From the moment a baby is born parents and medical professionals alike are watching that the child meets certain agreed upon milestones in their development. While there is some acceptable variation, certain general guidelines have been set. One of the main milestones that is monitored in small children is the development of speech skills.

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3 Time-Tested Strategies for Reading Tests

As fall fast approaches, and everyone heads back to school, it’s a good idea to consider strategies that will help you move forward on a successful learning path. By considering several tips listed below which may or may not come as a surprise to you, you will improve your scores on reading comprehension tests and be well on your way to hitting the important benchmarks in your academic career.

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Reading’s importance for children with learning disabilities

Reading can be a frustrating process for children with learning disabilities. Reading is a code that if you can't decipher, is completely unintelligible. But reading's importance can not be underestimated, as new studies show.

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Reading’s Importance Measured in MRI scans.

Everyone knows that non-fiction reading is a great way to expand our knowledge base and learn all kinds of information. What about fiction reading? Does reading's importance diminish if someone is just reading a novel and not actively learning academic subject matter?

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