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How Bansho Overcomes Virtual Tutoring Challenges with Young Learners

In this new era of virtual work, meetings, and learning, we have heard time and time again: I can barely focus in my zoom meetings; how can I expect my 6-year-old to actually learn anything virtually?
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10 Tips for a Successful Learning Session
Set your student up for success with these simple (yet important) suggestions!
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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?
The kindergarten readiness assessment is something that causes many parents stress. Remember, no two children are the same, children develop at different paces and often on their own timeline.
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8 Book Series Your 4th Grader Will Love
Convincing your 4th grader to read each day can seem daunting. As a parent the to-do lists are never-ending, and adding a task as important as daily reading can be overwhelming — but I have good news!
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Meet Andrea: Learning Partner Q&A
From fractions to geometry to algebra, Andrea's one of the math whizzes here at Bansho! She taught high school math for 10 years in the classroom but has worked with students at all levels.
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Celebrating World Cultures Through Education
Our world is made up of incredibly unique and diverse cultures! There is no better way to learn about these cultures than firsthand.
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6 Ways To Have Summer Fun and Guide Your Child Toward Better, Braver Writing
Summer is the perfect season for reflection, and reflection is the perfect starting point for writing. Help your child become a better, braver writer this summer with these 6 activities.
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Meet Mr. Stella: Learning Partner Q&A
Mr. Stella started his teaching career as a wrestling coach for high school and college students. He enjoyed it so much that he decided to become an elementary school teacher too!
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Chill Out!
There has been a lot of focus on academics as of late. Unfortunately, something else has been pushed to the back-burner; children's emotional well-being.
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8 Entertaining Book Series for 3rd Grade Readers
Save this list for the next time you and your 3rd grader hit the stacks at your local library or school!
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Feeling Frustrated With a Reluctant Reader?
Try these simple tips and tricks to engage and motivate your young reader.
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8 Book Series Your 4th Grader Will Love
Convincing your 4th grader to read each day can seem daunting. As a parent the to-do lists are never-ending, and adding a task as important as daily reading can be overwhelming — but I have good news!
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Bansho Book Club: 11 Series to Engage Your 2nd Grade Reader
The easiest way to encourage your reader to pick up a book is to find books that speak to their interests. Even better is to find a book series that speaks to your reader!
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6 Ways To Have Summer Fun and Guide Your Child Toward Better, Braver Writing
Summer is the perfect season for reflection, and reflection is the perfect starting point for writing. Help your child become a better, braver writer this summer with these 6 activities.
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A 6th Grade Writer’s Journey: Building Creativity and Confidence
I had the pleasure of working with Jen and her 6th-grade son, Zac, on a challenge that many middle schoolers face - becoming a skilled writer!
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4 Ways to Build Number Sense
Number sense can be built in numerous ways, but here at Bansho, we think the best way of learning is through fun! Check out the following ways to actively engage your child in building number sense.
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Outdoor Science Experiments
It’s time to get out and about - summer isn't over quite yet! While enjoying the outdoors, why not engage in some fun science activities?
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Science Movie Night
Learning about science can take you beyond just reading books. Grab some popcorn and check out one of these 10 science-related flicks!
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Five Tips for your Family to Act & Advocate for our Planet!
For families, climate change can be a difficult and scary subject to approach! Earth Day is a great opportunity to talk about the state of our planet with your kids!
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A blue graphic that says 'Tips and Tricks'
10 Tips for a Successful Learning Session
Set your student up for success with these simple (yet important) suggestions!
Read More
A violet graphic with an image of a Kindergartener at a laptop
Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?
The kindergarten readiness assessment is something that causes many parents stress. Remember, no two children are the same, children develop at different paces and often on their own timeline.
Read More
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Celebrating World Cultures Through Education
Our world is made up of incredibly unique and diverse cultures! There is no better way to learn about these cultures than firsthand.
Read More
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Chill Out!
There has been a lot of focus on academics as of late. Unfortunately, something else has been pushed to the back-burner; children's emotional well-being.
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Take Learning Outdoors!
Ah, feel that warm sun on your face and smell those flowers blooming? While you may be soaking up the warmer weather and feeling energized and refreshed, kids may be feeling, well, just the opposite.
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COVID Learning Gaps and Solutions
With summer on the horizon, parents are looking forward to pressing pause on their honorary teaching role, but can children afford for them to do so?
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Meet Karli: Learning Partner Q&A
Karli has been teaching and working with kids for over 15 years! She loves to teach reading and to find new, creative ways for each of her students to learn.
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Meet Khalid: Learning Partner Q&A
Khalid brings years of experience to the Learning Partner Team! He has a Master's in Math Education and loves to build confidence in kids who are struggling with math.
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Meet Andrea: Learning Partner Q&A
From fractions to geometry to algebra, Andrea's one of the math whizzes here at Bansho! She taught high school math for 10 years in the classroom but has worked with students at all levels.
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Meet Mr. Stella: Learning Partner Q&A
Mr. Stella started his teaching career as a wrestling coach for high school and college students. He enjoyed it so much that he decided to become an elementary school teacher too!
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Meet Allison: Learning Partner Q&A!
Allison has been with Bansho since September 2020. You may recognize her from her elementary science Bansho lessons! Let’s learn more about Allison with a fun Q and A!
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