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The Importance of Summer Camps

Summer camps provide a great educational opportunity for students. Summer camps are important because it offers a structured opportunity for children to grow. Kids go from home to school to extracurriculars, with each environment contributing to their development....

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Homework Challenges

Getting your child to do homework can be a challenge.  When it is something is difficult it is even harder to get kids motivated to do it.  However, there are a few things we can do as parents to help our children to be successful.  First know that most...

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College Planning 101

Are you or someone you know planning for college? Maneuvering through the application process can seem daunting, but there are a few things you can do to better prepare. Application Process Check the requirements for each college you plan to apply to. Be careful to...

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Benefits of Volunteering

Do you have a special skill or ability that you are willing to share with the community of Madisonville?  If you are an ace with a camera, or a paintbrush or maybe you have a special ability that others can appreciate.  The Learning Center is interested in obtaining...

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Telling Time

Learning to tell time is one of the major skills of childhood. I get a kick out of watching kids as they eventually get it. As they figure out what those moving hands are all about. How the concept of time begins to take shape in their brains? As they start to...

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STEM Gifts

The weather has turned cold for good, the kids are well-established in the not-so-new school year, the holiday cards are ordered, and it is officially time to get the holiday shopping done. As my kids have gotten older, finding the “perfect” gift to put under the tree...

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College Admission

What are your college admission and application options? Regular admission, rolling admission, early admission, late admission, deferred admission—what do these terms mean? As you begin to form your college application list, your schools’ admissions policies will help...

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