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Guest Post: From the Camp Years to a Gap Year

Last updated: 09/22/2018

Guest post by Camille Heidebrecht, a regular contributor Winterline Global Education. She is an avid freelance writer and parenting blogger. She plans to pass her knowledge of th

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Principles of Effective Family Engagement

Last updated: 09/22/2018

Principles of Effective Family Engagement You are here Home / Principles of Effective Family Engagement How do early childhood education programs meet the challenge of engaging fam

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Dr. Dorothy June Sciarra

Last updated: 09/22/2018

4C for Children is saddened to share the passing of Dr. Dorothy June Sciarra, a leader in the early childhood field and a strong supporter of 4C. June was a friend and resource for

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Long-term Gains: Pre-K Programs Lead to Furthered Education Later in Life

Last updated: 09/22/2018

School programs for children as young as three years have long been seen by many as little more than institutional babysitting. But recent research has offered renewed evidence tha

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Effective parenting strategies to reduce disruptive behavior in children

Last updated: 09/22/2018

Most parenting programs aim to teach parents how to reduce their children's disruptive behavior. New research looked at more than 150 studies of these programs, finding differences

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How To Make Learning Fun On The Go

Last updated: 09/22/2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information.  We will be going to Grandma and Grandpas house and then to the others ones soon af

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Homemade Playdough - Hob Method VS No Bake - Nanny Jenni

Last updated: 09/22/2018

This week the three year old and I made some homemade playdough. Not just any old playdough though. Scented playdough! We made strawberry scented (pink), peppermint scented (green)

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Spirituality At Camp

Last updated: 09/21/2018

The first camp directors were iconoclasts, a description that seems rather unspiritual. But nothing could be further from the truth. Instead of shying away from the spiritual aspec

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Childhood Letters From Summer Camp Will Make You LOL

Last updated: 09/21/2018

It should come as no surprise that the creative genius behind Hamilton and In the Heights has a flair for drama. But the childhood letters Lin-Manuel Miranda shared on Twitter a

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US kids’ doodles of scientists reveal changing gender stereotypes

Last updated: 09/21/2018

When US children are asked to draw a scientist, today roughly one in three will doodle a woman. That’s a major shift since the 1960s and 1970s, when fewer than 1 in 100 kids woul

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