Final Exams Tips

Final exams season is approaching, which means it’s time to dust off those highlighters, whip out those note-cards, and get down to business! You might already have a study routine in place. But if this time of year leaves you floundering, here are some tips on how to survive your final exams. A note before…

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How to Help Kids Study

For many students, “study” is a four-letter word. Particularly with elementary-aged children, studying seems boring and unnecessary. However, solid study skills will carry your child throughout their entire education! So it’s important to establish excellent study habits early on. Luckily, there are so many fun, engaging ways to help kids study. In fact, here are…

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ACT vs SAT

ACT vs SAT: which one is a better choice for you?   In late 2015, we wrote about this very topic. However, College Board has since updated and changed the SAT. The ACT has also undergone some changes. Consequently, we decided it was time to write an updated post breaking down each test.   Previously, colleges…

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4th Grade Tips

Mrs. Joanne Lund teaches 4th grade at Lily Lake Grade School in Maple Park, Illinois. The following article shares some wisdom she has gained over her 30 years of teaching. This expert advice is geared especially toward fourth graders and 4th grade parents.   A student’s 4th grade year is a pivotal time for the individual as…

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LA Summer Enrichment

Dive Into Summer Learning with Learning Ascent!   Does your student love learning about dinosaurs and airplanes, building Lego models, and doing cool science experiments? Would you like them to make scholastic advances this summer? Perhaps you want them to start learning a language? Would you like to see them hone their math, reading, and…

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