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BENEFITS OF LITERACY

Last updated: 05/21/2018

Improved literacy can contribute to economic growth; reduce poverty; reduce crime; promote democracy; increase civic engagement; prevent HIV/AIDS and other diseases through informa

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Why is Nature Important for Child Development?

Last updated: 05/21/2018

Printer Friendly We all want our children to be happy, healthy, and physically fit. As busy as we are, it’s important to find time to help children develop good habits that contr

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Improving Kids' Social Skills

Last updated: 05/20/2018

Learn about the social milestones your child should have at different ages and the activities that can help enhance social development. Not all kids need help with the same social

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Science for kids:

Last updated: 05/20/2018

An evidence-based guide to fostering curiosity and scientific thinking © 2009 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved Science for kids? Surely it begins at home. When kids grow up

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Books to give kids who love science

Last updated: 05/20/2018

Sure, the kids in your life are going to get toys, but you'd like them to learn something over the holiday break, too. Here are some great books for kids of all ages to enjoy. Ever

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Helping Your Child Develop Literacy Skills

Last updated: 05/20/2018

Braille is the medium this second grader uses for reading and writing. Although his mom is sighted, he grabs her hand and lays it on the braille to "show" her what he wrote. In tod

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Adventures in Free Range Learning with Laura Grace Weldon

Last updated: 05/19/2018

In this episode: Janet speaks with pioneering homeschool practitioner and advocate Laura Grace Weldon, author of the best-selling book Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Change

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Focusing on Families: A Two-Generation Model for Reducing Parents’ Stress and Boosting Preschoolers’ Self-Regulation and Attention

Last updated: 05/19/2018

Eric Pakulak, Melissa Gomsrud, Mary Margaret Reynolds, Theodore A. Bell, Ryan J. Giuliano, Christina M. Karns, Scott Klein, Zayra N. Longoria, Lauren Vega O'Neil, Jimena Santillán

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The Importance of Chores for Kids

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Sometimes parents wonder if they should really give their kids chores. After all, isn't it the parents responsibility to manage the household? And don't kids need an opportunity to

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Help my gifted child sleep

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Tips to help children switch off at night Is your child gifted? Do they find it difficult getting to sleep? Often gifted children find it hard getting to sleep as they might not ne

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