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Is Kindness the Secret to a Successful Life? | Sunshine Parenting

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. Marian Wright Edelman Being a considerate, kind person who thinks about others is a...

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Importance of Parent Engagement & Ways To Facilitate It

Last updated: 04/01/2020

Parent engagement has a positive impact in any child’s life. While the nature of the child and the company s/he stays in matters significantly, it is from home that young people...

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Free Distance Learning Plans for K–2 Students and Their Families | Common Sense Education

Last updated: 03/28/2020

Many teachers tell us they're new to remote instruction, but it's our K–2 teachers who are coming to us urgently with the following question: How do I turn my classroom into a...

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Why Learning at Home Should More Self-Directed—and Less Structured

Last updated: 03/28/2020

With students at home because of the coronavirus threat, social media feeds filled up with color-coded learning schedules from well-meaning parents. But they’ve struggled to...

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Co-parenting in the coronavirus pandemic: A family law scholar’s advice

Last updated: 03/27/2020

Co-parenting in the coronavirus pandemic: A family law scholar’s advice Photo by Juliane Liebermann on Unsplash As millions of people around the world practice social distancing...

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Positive Parenting & COVID-19: 10 Tips to Help Keep the Calm at Home

Last updated: 03/27/2020

​Calmly teaching your child good behavior can become more difficult, though no less important, during stressful times. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers these tips...

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5 kitchen science experiments for kids of any age | BabyCenter

Last updated: 03/26/2020

This project is based on the same concept as a baking soda volcano, but it’s much easier to do. Pour some vinegar into each plastic cup, filling it about a quarter- to...

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Remind children that doctors are learning all they can about coronavirus

Last updated: 03/26/2020

Wash hands frequently and remind children that researchers and doctors are learning as much as they can about COVID-19. Stock Photo The outbreak of a new coronavirus that...

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Laughter is the best medicine — The Primary Years

Last updated: 03/24/2020

This article is to remind us that laughing with your child is a healthy activity to do. It also teaches your child that humour is valued and that finding humour in life...

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Combating Social Isolation When Learning Remotely

Last updated: 03/24/2020

As teachers move classes online and utilize online tools and resources to engage students in remote learning, it’s essential to add social elements to our online courses. This...

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