Appy Friday: Brain Training, Literature and Rhythm

Elevate Elevate This one’s for the parents out there as well! You’ve probably seen plenty of ads and such for “brain training” apps to make you smarter, and you’d be right to be a bit dubious. What elevates (pun intended) this app is that the games and activities are actually engaging, and you or your …

A Genealogical Treasure Hunt

Record All of Your Findings Record All of Your Findings Before you begin, make sure you have all you need to record your findings. Some helpful worksheets include: Research Calendar Correspondence Log Pedigree Chart Family Group Sheet Genealogy Research Form Don’t Just Look for Documents Don’t Just Look for Documents Anything can contain information that …

Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers & Kids of All Ages

PJ Masks all shout hooray! It’s time to be a hero and save the city from the villains, Romeo, Luna Girl, Night Ninja and the Ninjalinos. Your children will learn valuable social lessons like sharing and taking turns as they suit up as Gecko, Owlette or Cat Boy. The app is free, but additional levels …

Learning to Read | Reading Comprehension Skills

Book Report Practice Your child’s first book report assignment can be very stressful. It’s hard to know what elements go into a book report, how much detail to go into, and how to present the information. You can circumvent this anxiety by practicing book reports at home with him. Making a Book Mobile to describe …