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WORKING AT SUMMER CAMP WITH ANXIETY - Natasha Atlas

Last updated: 09/19/2018

True story. My first night at camp and I totally freaked out. I was in a rusty old cabin with a bunch of strangers and then I saw the biggest spider I’ve every seen in my life. I

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How to Help Shy Kids Feel Comfortable at Camp

Last updated: 09/19/2018

For an outgoing child, summer camp opens them up to an exciting new world of people and experiences. For shy kids, however, the prospect of adjusting to a new environment while try

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Our 4 Goals for Kids at Overnight Camp

Last updated: 09/19/2018

As a director of an overnight summer camp, parents frequently ask me how kids benefit from attending such a camp. I’ve seen so many kids learn, grow and thrive to become the best

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Is Sleepaway Camp Right for Your Child?

Last updated: 09/19/2018

Sleepaway camp is a big step for many kids as they grow and learn to become more independent.  For parents and kids alike, it can be difficult to decide the right time to take the

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Lost Connections: Tech Use Among Young Kids in Silicon Valley

Last updated: 09/19/2018

Even in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of online innovation, families with young children are experiencing a digital divide. Hispanic families in particular saying that they experie

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Using Whole Child Development to Grow Emotional Intelligence

Last updated: 09/19/2018

Systems of education should foster and grow individuals who are well-rounded critical thinkers exhibiting empathy and a desire to contribute to their communities. Yet teachers toda

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How the Senate and House tax bills would hit higher education

Last updated: 09/19/2018

As Republican leaders in the Senate lobbied to secure the votes needed for a drastic overhaul of the U.S. tax system, higher education leaders and student groups have continued to

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Can This Game-Like App Help Students Do Better in School?

Last updated: 09/19/2018

FRESNO, Calif. — A group of seventh- and eighth-grade girls sat around a lunch table discussing a new game-like app they use in school. Danna Rodriguez somewhat sullenly said she

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Announcing the Microsoft Education Exchange 2018 |

Last updated: 09/19/2018

Every day I’m inspired by educators who innovate in the classroom and provide the best learning opportunities for their students. Educators are sparking creativity and curiosity

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5 Creative Ways To Teach Your Child Self-Control - Pretty Extraordinary

Last updated: 09/19/2018

Do any of these describe your child? Self-control is such a hard lesson for kids to acquire. For some children, it comes easy. But for others, they need to some creative ways to le

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