Category Archives: Parents

Fun ways Fun Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Math

For some kids, one of the toughest parts of the back-to-school season is getting back into the swing of math class. You can help ease the transition this fall and beyond by making math a wholly integrated part of the day.

Math plays a hidden role in so many aspects of daily life. By pointing […]

Reduce Kids’ Risk Of Getting Sick At School

School-aged kids who catch colds or the flu from their classmates can quickly spread those colds to their family members, who then might spread the colds further when they go to work. Preventing the spread of colds and flu at school is a team effort that requires the assistance of not just parents, but also […]

August 2017 Brainworks

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KidShape – August 2017

Music is everywhere:

on the radio, in movies and television shows and as a backdrop when shopping or celebrating milestones.

Music is an integral part of cultures all over the world. Music can express emotions not easily conveyed otherwise. It also provides a sense of community and belonging and can help unite the divided. Playing […]

Kidsmart – August 2017

Finding the right backpack is essential.

It is a valuable component of back-to-school shopping. Children may have their own ideas of what’s in style, but parents should look for backpacks that are functional before factoring in style. Marrying form and function together can be challenging, but it’s necessary to prevent students from developing back problems. […]

July 2017 Brainworks

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KidSmart – July 2017

Tips For Protecting Your Family Against Bug Bites

Unfortunately, bug bites are more than just a nuisance. They can trigger allergic reactions in some people, and may transmit diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever, West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. Taking these precautions this summer can help the whole family stay bite-free.

DRAIN THE […]

KidShape – July 2017

Early Childhood Education is Crucial: How You Can Help

New research shows that many pre-K classrooms could benefit from more resources, especially for the most vulnerable children. Ninety-four percent of Head Start teachers report needing more resources to enrich their classrooms, and 84 percent say they are unable to fund experiences they want to provide, […]

June 2017 Brainworks

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How To Keep Kids Engaged Over School Breaks

Children in North America will spend, on average, more than 900 hours attending school in a given year. The average school year in the United States lasts 1,016 hours, the equivalent of 42 continuous days. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, many developed countries begin their academic years in September and end […]