The Evolution of a Bully Brought to You by Children’s Story Crickwing

You don’t need to be a budding entomologist in order to enjoy Crickwing.  Who knew, except perhaps author Janell Cannon, that we could all fall in love with… a cockroach?   Since Crickwing is from the same creator of Stellaluna, I suppose the story quality and mesmerizing illustrations of this lesson-filled children’s book should come …

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Being You, a Must-Watch Documentary for Families with Learning Challenges

What happens when three young adults with learning challenges go on a road trip together in search of inspiration?  With the help of Roadtrip Nation and Understood.org, you get a must-watch documentary for all families who are impacted in some way by learning difficulties.   Being You Being you follows Stephanie, Nicole, and Noah as …

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Thanks for the Feedback Helps Kids Know Just What to Say

Does your child ever have trouble accepting compliments or constructive criticism?  Thanks for the Feedback by Julia Cook helps children overcome that very problem.   The Story RJ is a boy who never knows quite what to say. Give him a compliment?  He puts himself or the other person down.   Give him some helpful …

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30 Days of Fun, Easy Brain Play Activities for Kids

Raise your hand if you want your child’s brain to turn to mush during summer break (or winter break, or spring break).  What?  No takers?  Phew, that’s a relief.   When school is out of session, kids, especially struggling learners, often take a pass on anything that resembles school work.  And we’ve just established that …

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How to Help Your Struggling Learner Strengthen Auditory Memory

If you have concerns about your child’s reading and learning abilities, consider auditory memory as one skill that perhaps hasn’t developed well enough on its own.   Auditory memory is often overlooked as a necessary building block for academic success.  Weakness in this area may translate to struggles with reading (phonics in particular), spelling, comprehension, …

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