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Bedtime stories to grab your child’s attention

Research has shown that executive function is an even better predictor of school success than academic skill.  One important aspect of executive function is attention control, which allows a child to stay focused on a task at hand and to persevere in a challenging situation. A few weeks ago, we shared how to help your child […]

Top 5 Kidaptive Tips and Tidbits of 2013

We hope your new year is off to a great start!  If spending more quality time with your learner is on your list of resolutions this year, be sure to take advantage of our helpful Tips and Tidbits.  This weekly e-mail series offers parents quick facts, activity suggestions, and research-based advice on learning and growing […]

How to read with your preschooler, deluxe version

You’re probably already reading with your preschooler regularly.  But are you doing it the best way possible?  This post will describe an interactive reading method that you can use at home to maximize learning during story time. Reading experts say literacy development begins at birth.  Scary thought, isn’t it?  Fortunately, they don’t mean we should […]