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What Can You Do If Your Child Has Trouble Reading?

By Nancy Da Silva Your child dreads reading time at school and runs screaming in the opposite direction if you suggest sitting down and reading a story together. If your child is well past the age where he should be adept at reading and yet still has great difficulty, what could be the reason? » Read more

Subtraction Borrowing Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to use subtraction with borrowing. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Free Spelling Program

We have created an effective and easy to use spelling program to help your child improve her spelling abilities. This is a self directed program and requires some assistance from you, but most of the work is done by the child independently. We incorporate the use of spelling rules and spelling patterns to help your child learn to be an excellent speller. » Read more

Spelling Notebook

Below is our spelling notebook sheet. These are designed to be used in conjunction with our spelling correction worksheets and our spelling rules. See our spelling program page for instructions on use. » Read more

Spelling Correction Worksheet

Below is our spelling correction worksheets. These are designed to be used in conjunction with our spelling rules . See our spelling program page for instructions on use. » Read more

Prepositions Worksheet

A preposition is part of speech that shows relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word. Prepositions usually come before a noun and tell you information such as time, location, or direction. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view this page correctly. You can download Adobe Acrobat here. » Read more

Number Writing Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning to write her numbers. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

School Counseling: When to Seek Help for Your Child

A child who is depressed, angry, fidgety, or has unidentified learning problems may have trouble succeeding in school. Sometimes those issues are temporary and can be solved within the family. But when a child has more severe or chronic issues, it may be necessary to work with a counselor. The question is, when do you seek help? » Read more

Kids and Homework – How Much Helping is Too Much?

Just about everyone agrees that kids these days are being given a lot of homework, sometimes starting as early as kindergarten. It’s a parent’s natural impulse to want to help, both to offer assistance in learning and to free up more time you can spend as a family. It’s important for parents to let children know that they think homework matters. » Read more

Is Your Child Gifted?

It’s natural for all parents to take pride in their young children’s accomplishments – refrigerators in homes everywhere are covered with evidence of their creativity. Sometimes, though, children’s achievements or behavior seem so outstanding that parents wonder if they are gifted. » Read more