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The 3 Best Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

Reading for pleasure has fallen to the wayside and has been replaced by screentime by parents and children alike. Consequently, many of us have forgotten the rich benefits reading for pleasure brings. It is time to inspire your child to read for pleasure again, here are our 3 best reasons to get to work.

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Student enjoying her summer reading for high school come Fall.
Student Behavior

The 3 Best Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

Reading for pleasure has fallen to the wayside and has been replaced by screentime by parents and children alike. Consequently, many of us have forgotten the rich benefits reading for pleasure brings. It is time to inspire your child to read for pleasure again, here are our 3 best reasons to get to work.

Books for kids wrapped in decorative paper and bow.
Learning

How to Choose Books for Kids: 4 Best Practices

The holiday season is just around the corner and finding gifts for kids can be stressful. Did they already get this? Are they too young for that? The solution: gifting the right book. Before you head to your local bookstore or our Tip-Top Brain’s Holiday Book Fair, check out our guidance on choosing the perfect book for the child in your life.

Teacher and students move along to kids music.
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4 Big Benefits of Music in Childhood Education

Music has long been a part of early childhood education: nursery rhymes, choirs, those recorders kids to play. Of course, these skills are valuable in and of themselves, but music brings all sorts of benefits to young kids.

Mother using intentional language to support children at home
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5 Phrases We Can Use to Support Children: The Awesome Power of Intentional Language

We all go into autopilot sometimes, and forget to think before we speak. Our words matter, and they especially matter in front of our kids. Whether or not we realize it, our words have the power to open and close doors in young minds. So, we must use every opportunity we’re afforded to uplift and support our children aloud. Check out our 5 short but impactful phrases to communicate your care:

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Crafts Vs. Art for Kids: Is There A Big Difference?

Ever wonder what the difference between arts and crafts is? It’s bigger than you’d think! As it turns out, art nourishes students in ways crafts can’t. The differences between the two have important implications in childhood development. Check out why you should be choosing art over crafts whenever possible and some ideas to get your creativity flowing.

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A peek into the people and pedagogy that makes Tip-Top Brain a premier learning center. From our incredible students and staff, find out more about our center and mission.

Back to School

Going back to school, the annual balancing act of preparing your child emotionally and mentally, as well as academically comes but once per year. Back to school has taken on a new look in the age of COVID-19; so, what does “back to school” mean this year?

Elementary School

Elementary school-aged kids are amidst their most formative years, hitting developmental milestones like clockwork. Each new teacher, grade, and test, teach us more about our young learner, but what else might we learn?

High School

High School, the final frontier. High school is the big league, and with college around the corner, big questions can begin to pop up. What should students expect? What might they need to know?

Learning

Unsurprisingly, learning takes on different forms for different students. From elementary school to high school, and struggling to striving, learning is a complicated process. Luckily, education researchers, policymakers, and administrators may be able to help illuminate the subject.

Middle School

Middle school is a rite of passage underscored by physical transformations, social pressures, and new freedoms. Navigating middle school can be challenging, but there’s no shortage of advice at middle schooler’s disposal.

Programs

Tip-Top Brain offers a myriad of programs throughout the year. Whether you’ve got a young learner at home, or a soon-to-be-teen, Tip-Top Brain is a trusted source of carefully crafted tutoring, testing, and enrichment programs.

Special Education

School demands a lot of students and parents alike. Students with learning disabilities can face an especially steep climb on their educational journey. What should parents with children who require special education know?

STEM

STEM serves as an abbreviation for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math,” and you may have seen it plastered in classrooms, websites, and brochures. STEM is widely considered to be the “future,” and more and more easily, young learners can be a part of it.

Student Behavior

What are the must-knows of student behavior? Our child may not always be able to, nor want to, articulate what they’re thinking or feeling, but they’re probably telling us with their behavior.

Testing & Test Prep

Love it or hate it, testing is likely a pillar of your child’s education. The experience of testing can vary greatly between students and plays to each’s strengths and weaknesses. Test preparation can play a critical role in achieving the results students are aiming for.

Tutoring

Tutoring is an increasingly popular means of academic support through direct instruction. But, what is tutoring really? The answer is complicated, as tutoring comes in many shapes and sizes, and meets vastly different needs for different students.

Virtual Learning

“Virtual learning” is a phrase all too familiar to most of us now. Virtual learning is shrouded in horror stories and mythology, but what’s the truth? Can virtual learning be effective? And what role do students, parents, and teachers play in it?

Have any unanswered questions? Worried about the upcoming school year? Let us help!

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