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STEM Education: Ignite Creativity and Learn Through Play with SPRK+ Robot

Last updated: 09/14/2018

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Sphero, the popular company that brought

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Children with Shy or Slow to Warm Up Temperaments

Last updated: 09/13/2018

Print There are many, many children who are shy or “slow to warm up,” meaning they are uneasy or cautious in new situations or with unfamiliar people. As babies, they didn’t

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More Memories, Less Stuff

Last updated: 09/13/2018

Plus, fun and affordable ideas on how to tuck them under the tree! Summer CampSign your young adventurer up for YMCA Camp Cullen and give them something to look forward to. Tuck

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Top 10 Non-Profits That Give the Gift of Camp

Last updated: 09/13/2018

These organizations make it their mission to provide children facing challenges with a meaningful summer camp experience. For campers dealing with medical issues, bereavement, fina

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Adolescence, Identity, and Summer Camp

Last updated: 09/13/2018

The Broadway megahit and multi-Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen has crystallized America’s focus on one of the most challenging and most consequential developmental pr

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Eating Dinner As A Family Has a Number Of Health Benefits For Kids, New Study Finds

Last updated: 09/13/2018

In the constant rush of work, school, soccer games, PTA meetings, and whatever else families are stacking into an ever-busier schedule, eating meals together can seem impossible. B

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Your child development questions answered

Last updated: 09/13/2018

Not that long ago, science told us that 1,000 or fewer neural connections were made each second in a baby's brain. Now we know babies' brains actually make one million neural con

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Leaders: 4 Tips for

Last updated: 09/13/2018

When you work in education, it is common to run into people in the community when you don’t expect it.  More often than not, these chance meetings are positive and give leaders

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The importance of music and singing in early development cannot be underestimated

Last updated: 09/13/2018

Jack and Jill still have a role to play, according to Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman, who bemoans the fact that children aren’t learning nursery rhymes anymore – neithe

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Is it more important for school leaders to manage change rather than lead it?

Last updated: 09/12/2018

There are an overwhelming number of initiatives that schools can invest time in developing in order to improve and change for the better. Some schools may charge full-on into as ma

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