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When played in moderation, electronic games can be beneficial for children’s learning and development. shutterstock

Electronic games: how much is too much for kids?

Low-to-moderate use of electronic games may have a positive effect on children's later academic achievement, but overuse can be detrimental.
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How to be a whizz at spelling

Children who compete in spelling bees often dazzle with their ability to spell complex words. In this year’s televised Scripps National Spelling Bee, two American teenagers were so good they were crowned…
In simple ways at home, parents can improve their child’s cognitive ability and ready them for learning. Shutterstock

What to do at home so your kids do well at school

Student achievement has been found to be most influenced by parents’ aspirations and expectations for their children’s development along with active involvement in their learning. Parents must be supporters…

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