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Jenny Nanniga, 5 Minutes for Mom contributing writer, is here to introduce a program to help improve study skills. This post is sponsored and she was compensated for her time, but all opinions remain her […]

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According to the International Reading Association, about 40 percent of high school students lack the literacy skills sought by employers.  In the U.S., an estimated 32 million adults are unable to read, and 780 million of the […]

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how to keep kids motivated

I hope that everyone had a wonderful break and are rested and ready to begin the next semester of school. Whether your child is in kindergarten, in high school or anywhere in-between, that first day […]

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The Learning Habit Study Screenshot

Moms and Dads, please take this important survey to help all parents better understand children’s learning habits. Your answers are anonymous, you can have the study results emailed to you and you can enter to […]

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Little Pim is a welcoming little panda that entertains and delights children while they learn Spanish. Little Pim Spanish for Kids “Playtime” (DVD 3) is 35 minutes long and designed for ages zero through five. The first time, […]

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3M Screens for Schools

Last year my son’s 5th grade class launched their school’s Mobile Learning Program, a project in which every 5th grade student was provided a smartphone (Mobile Learning Device) to be used for in-class curriculum and […]

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There are many advantages to living in the digital age. Being able to do things electronically makes otherwise time-consuming tasks much easier, and can create opportunities people didn’t have before. Information is more easily accessible, […]

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My 4yo son turns 5 just one week after school starts this year – meaning, he has a full year left at home with me before Kingergarten. He’s an extremely curious child, and without the […]

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My youngest son has had his share of school work struggles. It’s nothing major, but he always seems to be just a step behind where he needs to be or just plain disinterested in his […]

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InnoTab

I made the mistake of letting my girls play games on my iPhone. Now if I try to check email or send out a tweet, I’ve got my 4 and 6 year old fighting to […]

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