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5 Things Unexpected Homeschool Parents Needs to Know

5 Things Unexpected Homeschool Parents Needs to Know

Do you find yourself in the unexpected role of homeschool parent?  Maybe you have never envisioned yourself teaching your children at home but today you are waking up to the job of educating your children with minimal help from the traditional school system.  If this...

Resources You Can Download Now to Help You Homeschool

Resources You Can Download Now to Help You Homeschool

Resources you can download now to help you Homeschool Are you looking for resources that you can download right now to help you in your homeschool experience?  Here at Brain Sprints an extension of Little Giant Steps, we have programs and materials that are available...

Reading Struggles with Dyslexia (part 1)

Reading Struggles with Dyslexia (part 1)

Reading Struggles with Dyslexia (part 1) In America, the struggle of so many to read fluently is a pressing topic of conversation in our homes, schools, the workplace, and even government agencies. Our nation worries about the low literacy rate. Companies are...

Reading is a must!

Reading is a must!

We all want our children to read so they can read God’s Word and get along better in the world. Much of learning comes through the ability to read. As moms, we often make it “our mission” for our children to read well. This is an admirable mission. (This article was...

How Can We Help Bright Children Who Struggle

How Can We Help Bright Children Who Struggle

How Can We Help Bright Children Who Struggle We are truly fearfully and wonderfully made!  God has made a way for us to stimulate the brain to gain better function.  It is called brain plasticity or neuroplasticity referring to the ability of the brain to change and...

Why do Bright Children Struggle?

Why do Bright Children Struggle?

Why do Bright Children Struggle? There’s nothing like steaming along in your home school journey just to get one of your really bright “littles” started in kindergarten and hum, maybe he is just not ready for formal academics is your new thought.  In first grade, even...

Making Math Easier

Making Math Easier

Math can be difficult for more individuals than we care to admit. With so many students experiencing less than stellar performance in computation, Dr. Jan asks you to consider a new way of bringing success to your child’s world of math. Making Math Easier You will...

Smart but Struggling…

Smart but Struggling…

In this Brain Coach Tip, learn from several examples featuring smart children that were thought to be goofing off, not paying attention, or just not trying, but had other factors causing the poor behavior outside the behavioral element. Parents and children can find...

Enhancing Abilities of Gifted Learners

Enhancing Abilities of Gifted Learners

In part two of Organizing Einstein, the Brain Coach continues the workshop on staying ahead of that voracious appetite for new ideas and expanded content that comes with being a gifted learner.  Additionally, the concept of teaching with frequency, intensity, and...

Have you ever asked yourself…

Have you ever asked yourself…

Why can't she remember? Here's a homeschool mom who had asked that question repeatedly and decided to become a change-agent: "We are very pleased with the results of the LGS program.  I recommend this for anyone that is looking for positive changes in their child.  No...

Reboot!

Reboot!

Now it is time to get back in the groove for a successful new semester. Breaks from school typically come with other challenges that make it fun, stressful, wonderful and exhausting.   This can come with its own challenges but is often intensified when a child has...

New Site, New Year, New Opportunity!

New Site, New Year, New Opportunity!

Every parent on this planet wants to see their children thrive and be successful in life and learning.  Unfortunately, there are some of our children who come to us with special quirks and unique behaviors.  It can be puzzling, and sometimes distressing when we see a...

To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question!

To Label or Not to Label? That is the Question!

Parents say, “I know my child is struggling but the why of it all, escapes me.” It is indeed a confusing world for parents of children that are having academic, behavioral and social challenges. Your research on the Internet may have left you wondering if your child...

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