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Some Holiday Thoughts from the Kids!

Posted on: Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 in Cognitive Skills, Holiday, Listening to kids, parent involvement, winter

We originally posted this blog a couple of years ago but continue to appreciate its significance in this holiday season and felt that it is worth reposting. Even without the change in the weather, beautiful decorations and never ending bargains, the … read more »

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Books to help build character in young children and teens – Book Suggestions – 04/18/13

Posted on: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 in Building Character, Cognitive Skills, Conversation with kids, Conversations with kids, Dr. Seuss, Honesty, Reading

This week’s blog was about character development in young children and through their teenage years.  Our book recommendations address various character traits and are excellent reading for the various age groups. If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do? by … read more »

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Reading, Math and Grit, a New York Times Article.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in Cognitive Skills, Reading, Standardized Testing

The No Child Left Behind Law was enacted in 2001.  Its goal was for all children to become proficient in reading, and math by the year 2014.  Educators have worked tirelessly towards achieving that goal and, for teachers, teaching test … read more »

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