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on April 23, 2020
Free Virtual Tours, Classes and Activities for Kids from Places Near and Far
by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Sports Safety & Injury Prevention
by Andres Almanza on April 15, 2020
Since school started in September, many children have been leaving their classrooms for fields, rinks and courts to practice for a sports team. Whether it’s soccer in the fall, hockey in the winter, or tennis in the spring, participating in sports is... Read full article
by Cheryl Maguire on April 15, 2020
6 Ways Camp Experience Influenced Adults
by Cheryl Maguire on April 15, 2020
How many kids do you think go to camp in the summer? According to the ACA (American Camp Association) website 14 million kids and adults attend camp every summer. Camp is an $18 billion industry. ... 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
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 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 November 11, 2019
Kids and Climate Without Tears
by Sarah Shaffer on November 11, 2019
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
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
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