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BS Communicative Disorders & BA Spanish from the University of Rhode Island. Master’s in International Education from the Universidad de Alcalá– Instituto Franklin. She has worked as a teacher in three different countries and is now a Translator on the Content Creation Team at Smartick and helps to adapt content for blog posts. As a native Rhode Islander she loves any activity on the water and when she’s not working you can find her traveling, kickboxing, or trying out a new recipe.

Aug28

Food For Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Food For Maintaining a Healthy Brain

The brain needs nutrients such as oxygen (iron carrier), glucose, phosphorus, silicon, magnesium, and fatty acids, like Omega-3, among others. The goal is to prevent oxidation, send oxygen to every corner of our body, and provide it with high-quality nutrients. The following is a list of food that contains these nutrients, which are good for […]

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Aug08

8 Guidelines to Improve Frustration Tolerance in Children

8 Guidelines to Improve Frustration Tolerance in Children

When you fail, are you able to get up and keep going? If you answered yes, that means that you have successfully learned to improve frustration tolerance. Frustration is the unpleasant experience that generates feelings of sadness, anger, and helplessness that we have upon realizing that we are not able to achieve a goal that […]

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Aug02

How to Manage Temper Tantrums and Outbursts

How to Manage Temper Tantrums and Outbursts

Temper tantrums are a loss of emotional control when we are frustrated. There are several types of tantrums that we can differentiate between with our children: The preventable and avoidable ones that we can improve by anticipating them. They mainly have to do with hunger, lack of sleep, or an interruption to the schedule or […]

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Jul25

6 Tips for Your Children to Succeed in Math

6 Tips for Your Children to Succeed in Math

6 tips for your children to succeed in math Encourage them to play games that require math. Any game that has dice will help kids enjoy math and develop number sense. Always support your kids when they are working on math problems and do not tell them that they are wrong. For example, if your […]

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Jul19

The Benefits of Reading for Children and Adults

The Benefits of Reading for Children and Adults

  I slide my fingers through the pages looking for the folded corner in my book to disappear from reality for a while and become a French girl, living in the nineteenth century, fighting dragons… Why settle for living one single life when through reading you could live so many more? Reading is one of […]

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Jul17

Games to Learn through Movement

Games to Learn through Movement

Photo: I. Alix Today we are going to present you with some easy games to do in the summer that will help review and integrate learning for little ones. From evolutionary psychology and learning, we know that the first place where we begin to learn and experiment is the body. It becomes our central reference point until […]

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Jul05

When Should Your Child Get Their First Cell Phone?

When Should Your Child Get Their First Cell Phone?

In the last 20 years, the world has made giant steps and the ”Digital Age” has arrived. We are immersed in a technological world whether we like it or not, which is why being overprotective with our children and new advances (cell phones, internet, tablet…) can be counterproductive. It is best to educate them on […]

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Jul03

The Importance of Respecting the Rhythm of Learning

The Importance of Respecting the Rhythm of Learning

We understand the rhythm of learning as the time each person needs to integrate new learning. Therefore, each individual’s rhythm is different. Respect the rhythm of learning of each child Many authors talk about children with slow, moderate, or fast learning. This depends on the abilities or skills they have developed or depending on the standards […]

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Jun14

What Is Unlearning? How Can We Fight It in Summer?

  Remember that the brain is like any other muscle in our body: it needs daily training to stay in shape. If we stop nourishing knowledge, reasoning, and wisdom, the muscles begin to weaken. The effort made throughout the entire school year falls victim to forgetfulness… and the unlearning begins. Why not take advantage of […]

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