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What does learning look like in high-quality preschools?

Last updated: 02/07/2020

What does learning look like in high-quality preschools? 7 MIN READ Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 12:59 AM While parents are considering a preschool program, they should visit...

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How to Build Your Child's Confidence and Self-Esteem -

Last updated: 02/07/2020

By Monica Foley, M.Ed. / January 27, 2019 July 23, 2019 / Child Development , Communication , Expert Parenting Articles Self-esteem plays a significant role in the development...

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STEM-Based PBL Projects at a Glance - Defined Learning (formerly Defined STEM)

Last updated: 02/06/2020

STEM and project-based learning (PBL) are closely connected. In fact, well-implemented STEM projects generally require a PBL approach. That leads to this question from teachers...

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Soccer-Related Injuries in Kids are Rising – What Can Parents Do?

Last updated: 02/05/2020

Soccer-Related Injuries in Kids are Rising – What Can Parents Do? ‭(Hidden)‬ Content Editor Page Content By: Jeff Mjaanes, MD, FAAP Quick passes, dribbling, headers, and punts...

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How to help kids make friends. - Sue Atkins The Parenting Coach

Last updated: 02/03/2020

I have been working with a lovely 9 year old boy who has always found it a bit of a challenge to make and keep friends. He keeps thinking that there is something wrong with him...

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Ways To Get Children To Spend More Time Outdoors ♥

Last updated: 02/01/2020

Friday, May 10, 2019 Ways To Get Children To Spend More Time Outdoors ♥ Summer is fast approaching and it's a perfect time of year for encouraging children to spend more time...

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Globalisation may transform children’s learning in traditional societies

Last updated: 01/31/2020

Intelligent, curious toddlers are easy to spot in Western societies. Typically, they announce themselves with an endless string of “why” questions: “Why are we eating these?”;...

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Teaching Tolerance - an important value in an angry world. Race, class, gender and kids' conversations. - Sue Atkins The Parenting Coach

Last updated: 01/29/2020

This is a tough subject that many parents are shying away from, and it’s not about the birds and the bees! A new study by the researchers at Sesame Street indicates a majority...

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10 Ways to Integrate Art into Your Classroom | PBS Education

Last updated: 01/27/2020

My name is Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne and I am the Visual and Performing Arts department leader at ConVal High School where I have taught since 2007. I feel passionate about helping...

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Silence Is a Scary Sound For Parents

Last updated: 01/26/2020

Silence Is a Scary Sound For Parents Silence Is a Scary Sound For Parents As much as I love the sound of silence in my house, I've learned just what toddlers are capable of once...

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