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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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8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

Last updated: 01/23/2020

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination Copy Link  (iStock/Grandfailure) Celebrated American author Ursula K. Le Guin  -- dubbed by the Library of Congress  in...

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Singing to children may help development of language skills

Last updated: 01/22/2020

Parents should sing to their children every day to avoid language problems developing in later life, according to a consultant. Too much emphasis in the early years is placed on...

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Battling burnout? How to have more fun parenting your kids this year

Last updated: 01/21/2020

To my husband, it was a normal, sunny Saturday morning in September. We were all packed up for a day trip to the lake—probably one of the last beach days of the year. Both kids...

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Early reading in Spanish helps children learn to read English

Last updated: 01/21/2020

A new study has found that children who had strong early reading skills in their native Spanish language when they entered kindergarten experienced greater growth in their...

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Top Nontraditional Ways to Gain STEM Skills | EVERFI

Last updated: 01/21/2020

Traditional classroom teaching is a staple of education and for good reason: it works! That said, there’s an entire world of nontraditional STEM education and innovation out...

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6 Things Parents Definitely Don't Have to Feel Guilty About

Last updated: 01/20/2020

6 Things Parents Definitely Don't Have to Feel Guilty About 6 Things Parents Definitely Don't Have to Feel Guilty About You may be feeling guilty about these “bad” habits (who...

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Check out these great learning games for kids today!

Last updated: 01/19/2020

When it comes to learning, there’s nothing kids love more than having fun whilst they learn. Fortunately for you, there’s some great learning games for kids out there that are...

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