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How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

Last updated: 06/16/2018

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families. But what makes children — from babies up through

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The Benefits of Exercise On Your Kid’s Brain

Last updated: 06/16/2018

When kids play tag or engage in sports and other vigorous physical activity, not only do they make their bodies become fit, they are also making themselves smart. Exercise has many

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The Littlest Chess Champions

Last updated: 06/16/2018

Image Benjamin Kwon does not look like a gladiator, but you should see him play the Fried Liver Attack, a wildly aggressive chess opening that wages an all-out assault on the oppos

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How to get yourself through the exams

Last updated: 06/16/2018

Exam season is finally here – whether you are sitting SATs exams, GCSEs or A Levels. Tutoring young people day in day out, we understand how important this point in your life is

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Do Artists Have Unique Brains?

Last updated: 06/16/2018

“The artist group had significantly more grey matter in an area of the brain.” A BBC news story reports on research that concludes “Artists have structurally different brains

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The Upside of Gifted Parenting

Last updated: 06/16/2018

“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.” ― Swedish Proverb That is so very true, and a reason why so many parents of gifted children share their frustrat

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Math Competitions for Gifted Students

Last updated: 06/15/2018

Many gifted children and teens have a natural aptitude in math, but many parents and teachers of high ability math learners find that it can be a challenge to keep these children a

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Tips for Helping Teens Balance School and Sport

Last updated: 06/15/2018

As adults, we recognize the signs of stress and overscheduling and are able to control some of the competing variables, but what about children and their stressors? As the school b

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Tips for Helping Your Child Focus and Concentrate

Last updated: 06/15/2018

Concentration is like a muscle that requires regular exercise to strengthen. Some kids are born “stronger” in this area than others, but all kids can learn strategies and engag

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Homework and Study Habits: Tips for Kids and Teenagers

Last updated: 06/15/2018

Certain key practices will make life easier for everyone in the family when it comes to study time and study organization. However, some of them may require an adjustment for other

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