Articles in Child Development

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by Nick Szymanis on April 17, 2020
Learn Debate Skills with Debate Camp's New Online Learning Resource
by Nick Szymanis on April 17, 2020
Debate Camp Online provides students with a welcome zone in which to learn and develop skills in parliamentary debate. ... Read full article
by Sarah Shaffer on April 15, 2020
Commonsense Approach to Kids and Cellphones
by Sarah Shaffer on April 15, 2020
Cellphones are now an integral part of our lives and the lives of the children we love and nurture. The introduction of any new technology or cultural trend is almost always accompanied by fear and warnings that life as we knew it is about to change,... Read full article
by Malia Jacobson on April 15, 2020
How to Safeguard Children with Special Needs from Bullying
by Malia Jacobson on April 15, 2020
When young Cody joined the peer inclusion preschool at his neighborhood public school, he fit in from the start. His class was a mix of neurotypical “peer mentors” and children with disabilities, including students like Cody with apraxia of speech, a... Read full article
by Beth Dinelli, M.Ed. on April 15, 2020
Building a Strong Foundation for Reading Success in Young Children
by Beth Dinelli, M.Ed. on April 15, 2020
As an educator that specializes in teaching students with learning differences I am often asked by parents of young children, “How can I ensure that my child will be a successful reader and speller?” While a number of factors play a role in this... Read full article
on April 15, 2020
Google Arts & Culture Allows You to Take Your Kids on a Virtual Tour from Your Couch!
on April 15, 2020
Thanks to Google Arts & Culture, discover the inspirational moments, iconic people, and artistic wonders that are available at the tip of your fingers. ... Read full article
on April 15, 2020
Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus
on April 15, 2020
These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article
by Sarah Shaffer on January 30, 2020
Leaping into Learning
by Sarah Shaffer on January 30, 2020
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
by Sarah Shaffer on December 16, 2019
The Full Measure of a Child
by Sarah Shaffer on December 16, 2019
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
by Sarah Shaffer on July 12, 2019
Where Have All the Children Gone?
by Sarah Shaffer on July 12, 2019
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
by Best of Parents Press 2019 on July 10, 2019
The 2019 Top 3 Best Leadership Development Summer Camps in Contra Costa County
by Best of Parents Press 2019 on July 10, 2019
Here are the 2019 Top 3 Contra Costa County Best Leadership Development Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article
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