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7 lost parenting skills that your own parents had nailed

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Share this article with Google Plus I remember, when I was a small child, feeling like my parents knew everything. It felt like whatever I asked, whatever I wanted to know, they

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Twelve Animal Themed Bedtime Stories For Kids · The Inspiration Edit

Last updated: 06/06/2018

As you may know my daughter and I love children’s books. We are huge fans of Dr Seuss, Beatrix Potter, Eric Carle and many more authors. I have a great love for children’s book

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What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener?

Last updated: 06/05/2018

"We're so concerned about how these children are going to turn out that we're unwilling to give them the autonomy that they need to be able to take risks and go out and explore the

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Why it's IMPORTANT to read to your kids. - Sue Atkins The Parenting Coach

Last updated: 06/04/2018

I’ve just been chatting on BBC Three Counties Radioabout why it’s important to read to kids. Of course we all know that reading matters, but just how much it matters and how i

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Lessons From Ten Years of Trying….

Last updated: 06/04/2018

Ten years ago, I said thank you to my very first class of 4th graders.  Thank you for their dedication.  Thank you for their persistence.  Thank you for their love.  I know I c

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The Seven Types of Creative Teachers

Last updated: 06/04/2018

Schools often hold a narrow view of creativity, relegating it to the art room and maybe some fun crafts in class. Sometimes “creative type” is used in a derogatory way. It’s

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How Education Policy Shapes the Edtech Market - The Edvocate

Last updated: 06/04/2018

Even during lean times, school districts have been eager to invest in technology in the classroom, opening up all kinds of opportunity for edtech companies. But this market is unpr

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The Top 8 Professional Reads for Educators 2018

Last updated: 06/03/2018

The Top 8 Professional Reads for Educators as voted by you for your Summer reading list! After the success of the 2016 Summer Reading List and the 2017 Summer Reading List, I re

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Easy Ways to Improve Learning Skills in Children

Last updated: 06/02/2018

All kids have individual strengths and weaknesses, but not all children are good at everything. Some children are very good at math, while others find math problems confusing and c

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Can apps really help children learn languages?

Last updated: 06/02/2018

How can parents be sure children's educational apps work? Tracy Dumais, a mobile learning consultant and young learner specialist for the British Council, answers. What are some of

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