Articles in Child Development, Health & Wellness, Special Needs, Tweens & Teens and Homebound

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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 March 26, 2020
Virtual Museum Tours for Kids You Can do Right Now
on March 26, 2020
In this digital era many museums have put their collections online or created virtual tours that can help expand a child's mind. Google Arts & Culture has digitized the collections of numerous big museums, historic locations and wonder tours all from... 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
by Best of Parents Press 2019 on July 10, 2019
The 2019 Top 3 Best Health and Special Needs 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 Health and Special Needs Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article
by Best of Parents Press 2019 on July 10, 2019
The 2019 Top 5 Best Leadership Development Summer Camps in Alameda County
by Best of Parents Press 2019 on July 10, 2019
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
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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