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15 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Better

Last updated: 03/12/2020

15 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Better 15 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Better A nutritionist (and mom of 7-year-old triplets!) gives tried-and-true tips for getting your kids to...

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Making Friends at Camp is More Important Than Ever for Kids - Detroit and Ann Arbor Metro Parent

Last updated: 03/09/2020

In a world of digital relationships, summer camps provide an increasingly important place for kids to connect face-to-face – plus sharpen some of life's soft...

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Getting your toddler to listen | BabyCenter

Last updated: 03/08/2020

Toddlers are just like the rest of us – they don't always listen. At their age, they need you to teach them how to pay attention. "But what often happens," says Roni Leiderman,...

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Learn about mindful art activities for kids with us at Kiddy Charts!

Last updated: 03/06/2020

31 Days of Learning is really into full swing now, so let’s turn our attention to the way that we can use mindfulness to help improve our children’s health with Mummy Burgess...

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Should emotions be taught in schools?

Last updated: 03/06/2020

Who taught you how to identify and manage your emotions, how to recognize them when they arose and navigate your way through them? For many adults, the answer is: No one. You...

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How We Shifted From From Static Learning To Constructionist Learning -

Last updated: 03/04/2020

My colleague and I took a constructionist approach to teaching the FAME project. Along the way, our middle school students tinkered, failed, learned, and created. Here’s how we...

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Parents have a big role to play in promoting good mental health

Last updated: 03/04/2020

Lee Rood’s series in the fall about the teachers who are leaving the Des Moines school district because of worsening behavior of students brings attention to the important...

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What is Personalized Education?

Last updated: 03/03/2020

What is Personalized Education? Photo by Dragos Gontariu on Unsplash Early Misconceptions I remember early in my career (nearly 30 years ago) when the term ‘personalized...

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Anxiety in Children: 15 Calming Things You Can Say as a Parent - The Good Men Project

Last updated: 03/03/2020

Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses plaguing society right now. Unfortunately, anxiety in children in recent times is at an all-time high. Parents sometimes fail...

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Education have a problem? Put a blockchain on it!

Last updated: 03/02/2020

I started my journey with the U.S. Department of Education through a confusing federal hiring process — by navigating a clunky application website, answering an online skills...

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