4 Easy Ways to Train your Young Child’s Brain

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4 Easy Ways to Train your Young Child’s Brain

Jeopardy contestants are a good example of a “trained brain”. Maybe you don’t want your child to grow up to be a contestant, but these four easy  “brain training” methods will give them a head start in life. Method One: Communication Talk to your baby, even a newborn, and I don’t mean using “baby talk.” Teach them…

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Fun and Educational Gift Ideas for kids

Holiday Savings from Memory Joggers! Looking for fun and educational gift ideas for your little learners? Let Memory Joggers help! We are offering cash off on all of our products. Check out these ideas…. Multiplication/Division Story Cards to make memorizing the facts super easy! $19.95 Multiplication/Division Basic Learning System. Includes story cards plus memorizing 10,…

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Review of our Multiplication Division system

Stories are easy for children to remember.  When you combine the stories with rhyming words and pictures, memorizing is a snap! I’m posting a review from one of our customers who successfully used our multiplication division products.  Krystal Miller writes a family blog called Healthy, Happy, Thrifty Family.  Using Stories to Learn Multiplication & Division Facts by Kystal Miller…

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Love Notes to Kids to Boost Self Esteem

BLOG Post 10/06/10 – Write a love note to your child!

I was reading a blog written by Rhonda Cratty about the importance of writing little notes to our children to boost their self esteem.  This is what she said about sharing a book together. Open a book; sharpen a pencil and write your child a love note about a book you are enjoying together. I…

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What is Your Child’s Learning Style?

I can remember looking at math word problems as a child, and feeling none of this made any sense. My dad, who was good at math, couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting it.  I knew there must be some way to figure out those awful word problems, so secretly I drew pictures  and “lo…

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Avoid 3rd Grade Math Anxiety in the Fall

Going back to school means building on the concepts learned last year. But what if your child was a little shaky on some of those math concepts? Avoid 3rd grade math anxiety in the fall by knowing which concepts your child should master by the end of the summer. There are several areas which can be extra-tricky for…

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Fun Activities for the Last Day of School

I don’t know who is more excited about the last day of school – the kids or the teacher!  I read a blog by Janelle Cox on About.com/education and it reminded me of a fun activity I always used on the last day of school.  Janelle’s blog is full of great ideas and you can read it in…

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Teaching Supplies at a Discount!

I was impressed with this bundle of books from Knowledge Box Central. It’s a bundle of teaching tools on Money and Math, a value of $35.00 on sale now for $8.99! There’s a great blog about How to Talk to Kids About Money. What I like about this bundle is the span of grades it covers,…

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Dividing Fractions and Other Memory Tips

I found this clever video to help students remember the order of operations for dividing fractions. It uses the “Keep, Change, Flip” mnemonic to teach students how to divide fractions. Keep the first fraction the same. Change the division sign to multiplication.  Flip the second fraction over, then solve it the same way as a…

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Thought for the Day, 365 writing prompts for students

BLOG Post 11/06/12 – Memorizing Inspiring Thoughts | BLOG Post 04/08/10 – Why I Wrote Thought for the Day | BLOG Post 07/30/09 – My New Book 'Thought for the Day' is published!

When I was teaching in the elementary grades, I used quotations and sayings as a writing prompt every day. I began each morning with a positive and challenging thought. After I retired, I wanted to share these writing prompts with teachers and parents, to use with their children. I organized them using a different character-building theme…

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