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Leaping into Learning

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The idea that we’ve removed recess in the name of giving children more time to work on skills that boost test scores is based on an absolute failure to understand the developmental link between play and healthy brains.... Read full article

The Full Measure of a Child

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But what if our race to the top has resulted in a race to the bottom, at least in terms of taking the fun out of learning? In our rush to get back to the basics, we may have forgotten something very basic: there’s profound and genuine joy ...... Read full article

Where Have All the Children Gone?

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I worry that there there may be equal cause for alarm in a “silent summer” of backyards devoid of children’s voices. Parents used to have to shoo their kids outdoors to play. Now we hardly know that they are home. And that is not a good thing.... Read full article

The 2019 Top 3 Best Lego Summer Camps in Contra Costa County

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Here are the 2019 Top 3 Contra Costa County Best Lego Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Culinary Summer Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Culinary Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Faith-Based Summer Camps in Contra Costa County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Contra Costa County Best Faith-Based Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Music and Singing Summer Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Music and Singing Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Performing Arts Summer Camps in Contra Costa County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Contra Costa County Best Performing Arts Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Leadership Development Summer Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Leadership Development Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Holiday and Vacation Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Holiday and Vacation Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

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