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5 Tips for Learning During the Holiday Break

Brain drain during the holiday break... We all know it, and we've been there. Taking a break from a school routine can cause a vacation fog. Repetition works and habits are like repetition, but what happens when your child is on a long break? After a significant amount of time not in a routine, a child will struggle to get back in the saddle. Vacation fog kicks in and kids are happy they aren't in school, they're having fun, and throwing snowballs. When it's time to go back, reality hits and so do the books. I imagine the hamster wheel cranking in slow motion moving forward. What makes it worse is the realization that after semester one, the breaks are few and far between. Eventually, the wheel cranks to full speed, but in the meantime, kids struggle to regain the momentum they once had before the break.
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Back to School: 6 Ways to Help Your Online Home Schooler Succeed

A fresh school year allows families to enjoy a brand new host of opportunities and memories.  August is a bittersweet time of year.  Although everyone misses summer vacation and the happy memories that filled it, a new school year can be just as exciting for you and your family. Regardless of whether your child is an elementary or high school student, the first few weeks of the new school year is the perfect time to analyze what works and what doesn't concerning their schedule and academic tools. As you and your child ease back into the school mentality, take time together to plan for a successful new year with these 6 helpful tips.  Analyze Your Expectations
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