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Piqued: The case for curiosity - The Hechinger Report

Last updated: 06/29/2018

Jamie Jirout was not the sort of student who simply took a textbook at its word. In her first semester of college, she asked her psychology professor if she could assist in the pro

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5 Ways Family Meals Can Create A Happier, Healthier Child

Last updated: 06/28/2018

All families seem to have so much on their plates now days. With parents working, children’s extracurricular activities, taking care of a home and the other little details, life

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Almost half of parents take child out of school for holiday

Last updated: 06/28/2018

Almost half of parents have taken their child out of school to go on holiday, with many saying it is too expensive to go away during the summer break, a poll suggests. More than o

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Alumnus Honors Mister Rogers Legacy

Last updated: 06/28/2018

Junlei Li ensures Rogers' lessons continue to help children around the world As a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, Junlei Li was literally Fred Rogers' neigh

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Dual Language Learners - Child Trends

Last updated: 06/27/2018

Child Trends Download Report (PDF) Nearly one in three U.S. children lives in a household where a language other than English is spoken. Dual language learners have the potential t

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Intuition, Heart, and Energy

Last updated: 06/27/2018

How do our emotions and energy impact how we live? How do our interactions with others involve subtle energy? And what does all this have to do with stress, with developing intuiti

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Families and Schools: Partnership and Collaboration

Last updated: 06/27/2018

This article takes a look at the interpersonal, emotional, and intellectual benefits that can result from a close connection between the home and the school. During the elementary

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Every Child a Reader | Children’s Book Week 2018 #CBW18

Last updated: 06/27/2018

**The posts I write might contain affiliate links or be written in collaboration with businesses or brands. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.** I’ve always fe

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6 Fantastic and Useful Camping Hacks

Last updated: 06/26/2018

Backcountry camping is all about learning what is invaluable and what you can live without. And honestly, the more we venture outdoors, the more camping hacks we learn, allowing us

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In The Wake Of The Celts

Last updated: 06/26/2018

The ocean crashed into the rocky coastline, shooting spray high into the air. We tracked a safe line between the swell and land for hours before the rocks parted and allowed access

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