Every month should be National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As a parent educator, mother of four children and former preschool teacher, I am appalled by the growing rate of child abuse, neglect, maltreatment and murders in our country and even in our own…Continue
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American children don't score as well on mathematics tests as their peers in many other parts of the world. Find out how to help your little ones build up their math skills.
Every four years the National Center for Education Statistics conducts the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which compares US fourth and eighth graders to students in other countries. In the 2003 TIMSS study, US fourth graders scored above average on…Continue
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A couple years ago, there was a discussion about taking your child out of school for a trip to
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When teaching children how to write, it is important to focus on portraying the enjoyment of writing. Making writing a fun activity will encourage young children to want to learn this skill as a new venue of communication. When children are first learning how to pick up a pencil and put it to paper, parents and teachers should remember not to…Continue
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The desire for enrichment classes geared towards babies and toddlers have become very popular in the United States. Teaching sign language to children as young as 6 months, and in some cases younger, is a growing industry, and the demand for baby-signing videos and classes have gone up a over 200 percent over the last few years.
Signing for infants and toddlers is offered as a way for parents to communicate with children who are too young to communicate, a way for the infants…Continue
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In 2018, from January to September, the total number of movies I saw, totaled about 35. I could do a complete list of them, but I am sure it would be anything but, because I always forget one or 3!
So I will just do My Ten Favorite Movies of 2018.
Besides Love, Simon, which most definitely tops the 2018 most loved list, these movies are not in any real order:…
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