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12 ways to be a happier, more effective parent this year | Brainerd Dispatch

Last updated: 01/16/2020

12 ways to be a happier, more effective parent this year Written By: Braden Bell / Special To The Washington Post | Jan 6th 2020 - 7pm. Photo illustration by Metro Newspaper...

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Effective Education Leaders are Good Listeners - The Edvocate

Last updated: 01/15/2020

To give your followers the feedback and support they need to be successful, you need to make a genuine effort to listen when other people are speaking. Most people are waiting...

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The Building Block of A Solid Education: Learning Through Play

Last updated: 01/14/2020

For the past few decades, the U.S. educational system has emphasized didactic and structured approaches to learning. However, there have been studies done that support a more...

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Play is too important to be side-lined to the playground.

Last updated: 01/13/2020

There is an increasing urge among some educators to hurry children along. This stems from a belief that children need to start early to get ahead in the global race. If an early...

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15 Products from the Consumer Electronics Show Parents Everywhere Are Going to Love

Last updated: 01/13/2020

15 Products from the Consumer Electronics Show Parents Everywhere Are Going to Love 15 Products from the Consumer Electronics Show Parents Everywhere Are Going to Love By...

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The game that can spot preschoolers at risk for reading deficits

Last updated: 01/12/2020

What if a short digital game for young children could help lower the high school drop out rate? That’s a long-range goal of a new effort by a team from Boston Children’s...

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Turning Down The Hose: 4 Questions that Help Children Navigate Stress

Last updated: 01/12/2020

A few weeks ago, I found myself locked in a power struggle with a five-year-old. I think it involved a Lego explosion in his room. I know it involved angry voices.  After a few...

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How Educators Can Model Democratic Decision Making In Schools

Last updated: 01/10/2020

How Educators Can Model Democratic Decision Making In Schools Copy Link  (iStock/etraveler) Excerpted from "These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can’t Afford to Abandon...

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Community Service Ideas for Kids: Why Giving Back Matters

Last updated: 01/10/2020

If you are searching for community service ideas for kids, you may be hoping to help them:  1) Meet school or scouting service requirements; 2) Build positive resumes for...

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These Are The Questions Pediatricians Really Want Parents To Ask

Last updated: 01/10/2020

Healthcare is constantly evolving, which means protocol that might have been standard for your first baby could be completely outdated by the time you have your second. Whether...

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