Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles

The "one size fits all" approach to learning is flawed because it assumes all students learn in the same ways. As you watch a child grow and learn, it quickly becomes obvious that each child has their own way of learning and interacting with the world. One child may enjoy ...
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Learning Through Play

Play is as old as mankind. From early chess pieces from 6,000 B.C to today's technological advances, play is an important part of raising our children. Now in the 21st century, it is apparent that play is essential to the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of our children. As a ...
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Preparing for Kindergarten

With each new school year, parents and teachers have a lot to think about. Research in recent years has highlighted the importance of early education. However, parents and teachers are still unaware that preschool is the perfect time to start preparing for kindergarten. Yes, this preparation starts more than a ...
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Developing Empathy

Empathy involves the ability to understand someone else's perspective. In other terms, i is looking at life from another person's shoes and understanding how they feel about it. In a world where bullying is prevalent in schools and society, teaching our children how to be empathetic is more important than ...
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Winter Safety Tips For Kids

Winter is a season fun for both children and adults alike. It is hard to not want to go outside when the prospects of building snowmen, sledding, and playing winter sports are in your future. However, winter also has its dangers. Here are some tips for keeping your children safe ...
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Reading and Language Development During Early Childhood

Between ages 4 and 9, your child would have mastered some 100 phonic rules, learn to recognize 3,000 words at a glance, and develop a reading speed of around 100 words a minute. Reading and writing skills are not only important factors that lead to success in school, but they ...
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What is Sensory Play?

From birth through early childhood, children start using their senses to explore and make sense of the world around them. To assist in their new discoveries comes sensory play. By encouraging the use of a child's senses through play, you support cognitive growth, language development, gross motor skills, social interaction ...
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The Importance of Day Care

Good childcare is a must for any working parent. However, feelings of guilt and stress can make parents hesitant about leaving their child in the hands of another. A well run-quality day care program gives not only the reliable childcare you need but also has many other benefits for your ...
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