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When Kids Learn About Money They Learn about Life - Let Grow

Last updated: 03/08/2019

This post comes to us from dad of four Nate Jensen, a former veep at a Fortune 500 financial services company who created two online courses that help kids learn about money,...

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What I Learned about Camp Research at ACA National Conference

Last updated: 03/08/2019

I hope everyone has had a fantastic winter. Spring is nearly here! I know many of you are preparing for a quickly approaching summer season. Keep up the great work! Aside from...

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Repetition, Repetition, Repetition: One Reason Camp Is a Unique Professional Experience

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Interviewer for a non-camp job: Tell me about a time when you failed and bounced back from it successfully? Me: I worked at a residential summer camp, and I was a department...

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Class Acts: The principal with a connection to community

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Australia has some of the best educators in the world. In ABC Education's Class Acts series, Annabel Astbury has lunch with people doing inspiring work in schools around the...

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Teachers, See Learning as Students Do

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Teachers, See Learning as Students Do By Starr Sackstein on March 5, 2019 5:16 AM At a conference I attended recently, my elbow partner observed that I put students in front of...

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Is Your Child An Orchid Or A Dandelion? Unlocking The Science Of Sensitive Kids

Last updated: 03/07/2019

Boyce's new book is The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive. On the lab test he did to determine if a child is an orchid or a...

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1 Dad Couldn't Find a Sitter, So He Brought His Baby to Class Instead — and We Love the Professor's Reaction

Last updated: 03/07/2019

1 Dad Couldn't Find a Sitter, So He Brought His Baby to Class Instead — and We Love the Professor's Reaction Wayne Hayer, a 26-year-old father and kinesiology major at...

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Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Last updated: 03/07/2019

The Checkup Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick The arts can be a source of joy in a child’s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables. Image By Perri...

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5 Tips to Make Your Vehicle Child-Friendly

Last updated: 03/06/2019

When the kids are happy, mom and dad are, too—especially during long car rides. That’s why it’s important to consider the role that a comfortable mobile environment plays into...

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Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

Last updated: 03/06/2019

Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. Sunday, March 3, 2019 Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool What makes something innovative? There is no shortage of debate...

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