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Dealing With Procrastination in Your Child

Last updated: 02/02/2018

We’ve all done it. Procrastination. It’s frustrating, and, without a doubt, it’s regrettable. However, it really is a symptom of something else. Often, procrastination is a s

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How to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

Last updated: 02/02/2018

Celebrated American author Ursula K. Le Guin — dubbed by the Library of Congress  in 2000 as a “living legend” for her contributions to science fiction, who died in January

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How primary and secondary teachers differ and why it matters

Last updated: 02/02/2018

Learning needs vary as we evolve through life. The early years of education set the stage for children’s well-being, cognitive and social-emotional development; young children st

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If at First You Don't Succeed, Show Your Baby Again

Last updated: 02/01/2018

Opening a jar of pickles should not be that difficult. And while you are busy mumbling, grimacing, hopping on one foot and holding the jar against your hip until the lid pops open,

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What is free play and why is it important? - Thinking Parenting

Last updated: 02/01/2018

There has been a lot in the press recently about the role of digital technology in children’s lives and whether kids are becoming addicted to screens and smart phones. There is n

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When a trip to the beach boosts learning

Last updated: 01/30/2018

At Ness beach in Shaldon, Devon, a class of pupils from the local primary school are building shelters. "I'm pretty sure," says eight-year-old Adam, tapping a tarpaulin roof with

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Are you Raising a Perfectionist?

Last updated: 01/29/2018

Ability to find and use available resources to achieve goals, problem-solve, and shape the future. In today’s culture of high stakes testing and tough competition for college ad

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Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice | Edutopia

Last updated: 01/28/2018

Literacy Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice Three exercises to get students writing with vivid detail—a key step to developing a distinctive style of their own. 364 sha

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Nurturing Kindness in Young Children | Edutopia

Last updated: 01/27/2018

Are humans essentially good, or evil? It’s a question that has fascinated philosophers, artists, and playwright for centuries, and inspired some of our greatest creative works, f

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4 Myths About Creativity | Edutopia

Last updated: 01/27/2018

Not everyone agrees on the value and importance of creative thinking in today’s society. Part of the problem is that there is no consensus on what it means to be creative. Differ

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