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Fall 2014 @ The Learning Lab

The Learning Lab

I can’t wait for the school year to start – not only so my kids go back to school – but because we love seeing all of your kids at The Learning Lab throughout the school year! It is really

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College Safety Tips

Do you have a kid heading off to college? College safety is likely on your mind! Here are some helpful tips on staying safe in a new environment. Trust your instincts If something feels wrong, it probably is. Trust your

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Puzzled – A Photo Essay

Photo Essay

Just a quick follow-up to last week’s Photo Essay post. Here’s the finished project of our family’s photo essay: It was a really easy and fun project.  We got everyone involved.  Patrick loves puzzles and had just started working on

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Alamo City Mom’s Blog

Alamo City Moms Blog's Newest Contributors

Hey – check this out – I’m one of the new contributors over at Alamo City Moms Blog!

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To The Moon…

Writing Prompt - What would life be like on the space station?

July 29th is To The Moon day, in honor of the founding of NASA in 1958. Here’s a creative writing prompt to get your kids thinking about outer space.

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Photo Essay Project

Photo Essay Project

The end of July is hot in San Antonio.  By now, most parents are in a frenzied search for things to keep their kids occupied.  Thoughts about developing new skills or sharpening existing skills have gone out the door, in

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Preparing for a 504 Meeting

Preparing for a 504 Meeting #ADHD #Dyslexia #FoodAllergies

Summer is more than half-way over and school will be starting in the next month or so.  Hopefully summer has been filled with many adventures and interesting learning opportunities for your kids.  For many families, winding down the summer means

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Summer Brain Drain

Summer Brain Drain & Tutoring

Summer is a great time to slow down, to head outside (even in the heat!) and to have unstructured, self-directed fun!  Unfortunately, summer can also be a time when learning not only stagnates, it regresses.  On average students in the

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Fun Summer Science App

Has your kid discovered Finger Physics?  It’s a great way to add a little science into the summertime fun. Disguised as a puzzle game, Finger Physics doesn’t beat you over the head with laws.  Instead, the game presents a series

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Building Community through Volunteering

Need ideas for getting your kids involved in the community?  Here are a few volunteering opportunities broken down by age group. Elementary School Walk animals at a no-kill shelter Sort food at the local food bank Help wash, fold and sort

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