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What Do Reading and Flight Have in Common

What Do Reading and Flight Have in Common?

What do reading and flight have in common?  JUST THINK:  without a love of reading, your next flight might have been very delayed! Family, culture, and reading guide achievement.  On this plaque is the inscription of wise and encouraging words from the father of two young brothers named Orville and Wilbur.  Buckaroo returned to his …

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If Juvenile Offenders Learn to Read Can Juvenile Crime Be Prevented?

Q: If juvenile offenders learn to read can juvenile crime be prevented? Answer:  YES. Learn to read and many juvenile offenders can reach a turning point.  How many of us think about the number of juveniles incarcerated in detainee facilities?  Recidivism rates among juveniles is very high.  For many, it is a revolving door.  What happens …

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The 5 Words Parents don't want to hear

The 5 Words Parents don’t want to hear about their Child’s Reading Skills

Reading skills start young and last a lifetime. There are many challenges for parents as you raise your children.  The rules of the game seem to change every day making it even more challenging to keep up.  All parents want first, is that their children are healthy, happy, and safe.  After that however, there are …

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Back-to-School and the ‘H’ Word: Homework Tips

Many kids dread going back-to-school because of the looming amounts of homework.  Parents, do you sigh also? “Schooling should teach kids how to learn, and parents should teach them how to work by establishing work rules and work ethic at home.  Homework provides an opportunity for parents to reinforce and build upon what a child …

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Build Self esteem with a positive environment

Build Self-Esteem with a Positive Environment?

Build self-esteem and create a positive environment through consistency. Consistency is imperative as children grow and learn!  For kids, inconsistency creates anxiety.  Consistency is a key learning tool for your child.  Consistency offers a positive environment for building self-confidence.  Self-confidence builds self-esteem.  When children don’t know what is going to happen next or how their …

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Building Self Esteem for Students That are Homeschooled

Building Self Esteem for Students That are Homeschooled

CAN WE GET ALONG and RISE ABOVE THE BUMPS and BULLIES! Building Self Esteem for students that are Homeschooled Is self-esteem defined differently for a home schooled child?  The answer is no.  Building self esteem for students who are homeschooled is same as it is with students in a classroom.  We all desire to have   …

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Self Esteem: Family Life and You

Self esteem and family go hand-in-hand.  Today’s family and function is over-flowing with school, work, chores, technology, and more.  All of this is expected on limited time and resources.  SOUND FAMILIAR? Family life is so important to building our self-esteem, identity, value, and purpose.  It is increasingly more difficult to make quality family time together.  …

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Your Family and Culture

Your Family and Culture: We Are Family!

Your Family and Culture:  how much do you know about yours? One of the most important factors in your child’s life is your family and culture.  Culture matters more than race.  Culture is the set of beliefs, behaviors and value that a country, region or tribe accept as normal.  These values are embedded into your …

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