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Learn Debate Skills with Debate Camp's New Online Learning Resource

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Debate Camp Online provides students with a welcome zone in which to learn and develop skills in parliamentary debate. ... Read full article

45 Bay Area Museum & Attractions Offer Free or Low Cost Admission Day

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Bay Area attractions can often be visited for little or no admission price. Check out these locations for low cost admittance. ... Read full article

Should I Give My Teen Antidepressants?

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When my son was 15, and just starting high school, my family moved to New Orleans for my husband’s job. The culture shock was swift and intense, and we all felt it, but especially my son.... Read full article

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

Kids and Climate Without Tears

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Our kids have enough to worry about without adding the climate apocalypse—fires, mudslides, droughts, heat waves, hurricanes, and floods—to the list. I want the children in my programs to fall in love with the natural world...... 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 5 Best Preschool Age Summer Camps in Contra Costa County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Contra Costa County Best Preschool Age 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 Preschool Age Summer Camps in Alameda County

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

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