Why Kids Should Spend More Time Outdoors

These days, it can seem like kids spend more time looking at screens than they do playing outside. Yes, they may be playing educational games on those screens, but this does not diminish the fact that they are not getting fresh air and exercise! Did you know that kids who play outside are happier, more […]

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Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Support from parents is a key aspect of children’s success in school. At Walton Academy, a private school in Eastern North Carolina, our vision is to capture the early childhood learning continuum in our children by creating a nurturing, safe and innovative learning environment. To help foster your child’s success, follow these steps: Stay Involved […]

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Sneaky Ways to Incorporate Learning This Summer

Taking a break from learning all summer can cause children to lose months’ worth of reading and math skills from the previous school year. They will also be missing out on tons of new information and skills if they put off learning at home. Don’t make them dread those home workbooks or flashcards; incorporate these […]

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5 Life Skills You Should Teach Your Child

Life skills refers to the skills needed to make the most out of life. These skills are any set of skills needed to deal well and effectively with the challenges of life. Many of these five skills are now second nature to us adults, so it can be difficult to remember which skills our kids […]

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Sharpen Your Children’s Study Skills For Summer 2019

Summer is a time to relax. Especially at a younger age, it feels nice to not have to worry about constant schooling. However, according to some estimates, one can lose as much as an entire month of instruction after leaving school. This is especially true for younger children since they have more distractions than ever. […]

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Math Skills at Home

Keeping up with mathematical skills at home is key to your child’s success in the classroom. The great thing is that it doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming! Read along to find a few ways to integrate math into your everyday lives. Around the Home You can easily bring math into daily tasks around […]

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Summer Reading’s Impact on Your Child’s Success

The kids are out of private school and the last thing on their mind is reading. They are happy to be out of school so they just want to relax and enjoy their time off. As a parent, you understand the importance of reading, so you want to encourage your child to enjoy it. Keeping […]

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Carpool Conversations With Your Kids

When picking your child up from school, the first question any parent is most likely to ask is “How was your day?” The automatic answer from most children is “Good!” or “Fine!” Although it is an open-ended question, it can be easily answered with one simple word. Getting your child to talk about their school […]

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Educational Summer Activities

Summer is almost here! Kids are antsy to have their days free to play, discover, and have tons of fun in the sun. Keeping your children educated over the summer will prove to be beneficial; you will extend their knowledge at home and they will be better prepared for the school year ahead. When education […]

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3 Ways To Keep Kids Motivated To Learn In Summer

Summer is around the corner which means that you need to find fun activities for your children. Sports and summer camps are great ways to keep your child active physically, but what about being active mentally? Here are 3 ways to keep your kids motivated to learn this Summer! 1. Set Aside Time Each Day […]

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