Category Archives: ACA Blog


Is Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Affecting School Performance?


Problems with getting a child to go to sleep at night can result in issues with school performance. Grades slip, homework does not get finished, and you and your child both end up a cranky mess. Sleep is more than restorative, and the ability to problem solve may occur during restful sleep, experts say. In […]

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10 Ways to Engage Spirited Kids


Spirited children are those who are high energy, a little more intense, sensitive, perceptive and temperamental than their peers. They require a little more attention and thoughtful activities to keep them focused. You probably already have plenty of experience handling your child, but anyone can use suggestions for activities to keep them engaged. Read on […]

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Do You Know Your Child’s Learning Style?


Children are every bit as unique as the adults they grow to be. One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to education. Different kids learn in different ways. Read on to discover the main types of learners and how you can help your children achieve success no matter what type of learners they may […]

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?


Some children are ready for kindergarten even before their fifth birthday, while others need more time to develop personal and social skills before heading off to begin their formal education. It’s not as complex as you may fear to determine when a child is ready. In fact, as a parent, you can help evaluate whether […]

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Top Study Strategies for Energetic Kids


All parents want their kids to be joyful and full of energy to live life to the fullest. However, there can be a downside to having a wealth of energy. Kids who have an excess of energy may have trouble sitting down and concentrating on their homework. Use the following strategies to help your energetic […]

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Summer Camp, Summer Fun


Have you been trying to think of fun and constructive summer activities for your children? Are you looking for something to keep them busy while while holding their attention? If so, you should consider enrolling them in a summer camp program. Summer camps don’t just offer kids a fun time, it can also help them […]

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How Childhood Obesity, Nutrition and Related Health Problems Affect Learning Ability


It’s said that health is wealth, and that’s especially true in childhood. The modern struggles that many children face of not receiving optimal nutrition while also being obese can be ultimately detrimental to their health and many other facets of childhood, including how well they are able to concentrate and learn. Potential Health Risks Kids […]

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Healthy Lunch Ideas That Will Have Your Kids Asking for More


When you are tackling the challenge of packing healthy school lunches during the week for your child, it can be tempting to just go for pre-made convenience foods. However, these prepackaged lunches are rarely truly appetizing, and they’re often lacking in whole foods and plentiful nutrition. The good news is that you can pack healthy […]

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When Education is Personalized, Kids Come Out on Top


The classrooms where most children learn in modern schools are not unlike those used over a century ago. However, times have changed significantly, and what students need in current times are quite different, too. The best solution is for education to be personalized to meet the individual needs of each student. Programs like the ones […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of the Engaged Parent


One of the most important things you can do as a parent is send the message that education is important. However, it’s not enough to say these words to your children. Your actions must demonstrate that you believe in what you say. Make Your Home a Supportive Learning Environment Children under age six learn at […]

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