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The Benefits of Dramatic Play in Early Childhood Education

An increasing amount of research continues to support play in early childhood development, and there are five primary forms or types of play in which children engage: locomotive, social, object,…

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Cn u rd ths? A guide to invented spelling

by: GreatSchools Staff Spelling instruction at your child's school may look different from what you remember of your school days. Here's a guide to what you might see and why…

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When Your Kid Is the Bully: What to Do

Here's what to do if your kid turns out to be the bully at school. by Suzanne Peck It usually starts with a phone call from the school: Your child's…

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The 4 Common Types of Bullying

Identify which kind of bullying your child may be experiencing.   by Suzanne Peck Bullying is defined as mean, hurtful behavior that occurs repeatedly in a relationship with an imbalance…

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Preparing Your Child For Testing

Helpful information about learning brought to you by Reading Rockets, Colorín Colorado, and LD OnLine   Types of tests   Testing is used in schools for two main purposes. One…

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4 Ways to Make Reading Fun

By taking a playful, pressure-free approach, you'll help your child enjoy books on his own in practically no time.   By Leslie Gariso Pfaff from Parents Magazine   Since Anita…

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Benefits of a Multi-Age Classroom

Flexible Grouping In all our classrooms there are many options for grouping. Groups are formed according to skill, interest, or learning style. Grouping patterns change throughout the day, should vary…

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Parent’s Wish

For my child I wish: That they seek their happiness not so much at the finish line, as in the running; That they have the strength not to lift tremendous…

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Developing Character In Your Child

We often are asked to pause and take time to ponder which direction we are headed with our children and/or students. Since our own childhood, times have changed! The world…

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Seven Secrets To School Success

by Jim Grant Secret #1: Correct Grade Placement   This is the single most important secret to school success. A child must be ready socially, emotionally, and physically, as well…

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