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Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 17th 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts the world, experts continue to recommend the practice of social distancing. While we may have to remain physically distant to stop the spread, we do not have to be emotional … read more
Fall is in The Air: Fall Learning Ideas

Fall is in The Air: Fall Learning Ideas

Rebecca Ryder on Oct 20th 2020

The air is chilly.The leaves are crispy.Take some time to celebrate the scents and scenery of fall before the holiday season hustle and bustle begins.Seasons are an excellent theme to incorporate into … read more
Meaningful Music

Meaningful Music

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Oct 5th 2020

It has been said that music soothes the savage beast, but we also know that it shapes the growing mind. Music is a powerful and meaningful part of our culture. It triggers emotional responses, stim … read more
Learning through hands-on discovery!

Learning through hands-on discovery!

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jul 29th 2020

Play and discovery are vital elements of developmental learning and are an essential part of a healthy and happy childhood. As young learners engage in play activities, they expand their knowled … read more
Gear Up for Success with STEM Challenges

Gear Up for Success with STEM Challenges

by Chris Schwab on Jul 29th 2020

What is STEM? STEM is a hot word these days, so you already know STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The buzz about STEM began when educators starting looking at … read more
Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jul 13th 2020

Can you hear it? The last school bell ringing and students dashing out the door, ready for summer vacation to begin. For the last 10 months, students have worked to build skills and make academic gain … read more
Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jun 1st 2020

Summer break can be a great time for children to relax and recharge, but it is also when learning loss occurs. Want to avoid the summer slide? Here are a few ideas to spark quality learning and have f … read more
Keep Kids Active During Summer

Keep Kids Active During Summer

Jun 1st 2020

Summer break is here, but that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a break from learning for the next three months. Avoid summer learning loss and keep your kids’ noggins working this summer thro … read more
Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

Ideas for Hands-On Discovery

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2020

The sights and sounds of learning come alive in classrooms where students are inspired through hands-on learning. Kids are actively engaged, burning with curiosity, and eager to make connections betwe … read more