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Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia – How are they different?

What are the differences between Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia? Dyslexia – is defined as chronic neurological disorder causing inability or great difficulty in learning to read or spell, despite normal intelligence. It inhibits recognition and processing of graphic symbols, particularly those pertaining to language. Symptoms, including

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Tips on How to Reduce Kid’s Screen Time

Now that school is out are you finding that your child or teenager is watching too much TV or playing on the Xbox, tablet or phone constantly?  In today’s world of technology it can be difficult for parents to limit screen time without creating an argument. Here

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Is Your Child Gifted?

certainly How can you tell if your child is gifted?  Some of the early signs your child may be gifted is their grasp of language skills.  If your child tends to speak fast and use more advanced vocabulary for their age, they may be gifted.  They also

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The Advantages and Disadvantages to Labeling a Student

  Many students struggle in school and unless they are diagnosed with a disability they will not receive special education services.  Without a diagnosis, the teacher may incorrectly assume the student has a behavioral problem or not give the student the attention they need.  Many parents are

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Parents are Turning to Tutors to Bolster their Children’s Education

  As competition for college admission stiffens, more and more parents are turning to tutors to supplement their child’s education.  According to an article in SmartMoney Magazine, “The fastest-growing group of tutoring consumers is high school students, driven by cutthroat competition for college admission.” “We have students making

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Brock’s Academy Just Joined Pinterest!

Brock’s Academy just joined Pinterest! Check us out for fun educational and activity ideas for your children!  You should follow me: http://pinterest.com/brocksacademy1/  via @pinterest

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Summer Reading Resources!

  Research has shown children can lose up to three months of academic progress during the summer months. Reading is fundamental!  To help prevent learning loss, also known as the “Summer Slide,” reading a minimum of four books over the summer can help keep young minds stimulated

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Brock’s Academy Classes are NCAA-Approved!

  Brock’s Academy courses are now NCAA approved!  Young athletes looking to compete in Division I and Division II sports are required to meet NCAA eligibility requirements.  These requirements include meeting a minimum grade point average in core classes and earning a qualifying test score on either

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Fun Educational Ideas for Summer!

Yeah!  Summer is almost here!  Here are some fun summer tips to keep your children engaged and learning even during their playtime. 1.  EXPLORE:  Take them on a nature hike and explore.  This will stimulate them and is a good way to keep children’s minds sharp as

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High School Credit Retrieval!

Competition to get into college is fierce!  A good high school GPA can make all the difference for your son or daughter to get into the college that they want.  If your high schooler has failed a class or has done poorly in a specific subject, consider

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