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Trying To Be A Frugal Parent, When You Don't Have To Be - Monkey and Mouse

Last updated: 02/12/2019

We have always had to be frugal with our money.  Mainly because we both chose careers that we enjoyed, rather than those that paid well.  Of course it was a lot easier before we...

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Educators, Civic Leaders, Businesses and More Unite For Student AI Showcase | Getting Smart

Last updated: 02/12/2019

On January 22nd, the Montour School District opened its doors for a special “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Grand Showcase” event to showcase the first AI middle school program in...

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10 Steps to Mindful Parenting

Last updated: 02/12/2019

These 10 steps to mindful parenting are also the keys to joyful parenting. “Mama, look at this beautiful ladybug!” We spend the next 5 minutes admiring this ladybug, and then...

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5 Tips for Raising a Modern-Day Teen

Last updated: 02/11/2019

The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,The Science of Childhood, which is available in stores, at the TIME Shop and at Amazon. Parenting an adolescent...

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  7 Critical Safety Rules Every Child Should Know - Our Family World

Last updated: 02/11/2019

From stranger danger to who to call for help, these are the 7 critical safety rules EVERY child absolutely needs to know! In a world that has more than its share of child...

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Teaching Kids to Appreciate Cultural Diversity

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Diversity is an amazing thing when you make the time to learn and understand world cultures. Teach kids to appreciate cultural diversity. I grew up traveling the world. My...

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A quarter of parents say they track kids online, survey finds

Last updated: 02/11/2019

More than a quarter of parents use a device to track or monitor their kids' online activity, finds a survey from Common Sense Media and Survey Monkey. It's far more than the...

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Letting Go Of School In Order To Think About Education

Last updated: 02/11/2019

BlockedUnblock FollowFollowing Leadership Coach, Educator, Workshop presenter & facilitator, avid reader & writer @ home on the edge of the alps. Publisher of "Identity,...

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Dear employers, please value 'camp counselor' on a resume

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Whenever I send out a resume, I am skeptical about what the words “overnight camp counselor” might mean to the person reading it. What do people who have not gone to summer camp...

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Resources – Google Earth Education

Last updated: 02/11/2019

Sail to Antarctica Arvind on Google Expeditions “I find the features on the Expedition app really useful, especially the way that you can have students focus in on certain areas...

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