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Fall is in The Air: Fall Learning Ideas

Fall is in The Air: Fall Learning Ideas

Posted by Rebecca Ryder on Sep 15th 2021

The air is chilly. The leaves are crispy. Pumpkins are appearing on front porches. Take some time to celebrate the scents and scenery of fall before the holiday season hustle and bustle begins … read more
Five Kid-Friendly Ways to Give Back

Five Kid-Friendly Ways to Give Back

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 17th 2020

The holiday season is here, but the pandemic is still here too! We may be socially distant, but we can still touch people’s hearts while we shelter at home. Children have a gift for inspiration, … read more
Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Posted by 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
Empower and End Strong: Build Pandemic Persistence

Empower and End Strong: Build Pandemic Persistence

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 16th 2020

It has been a most interesting year, and most of us will be happy to see 2020 come to an end. This COVID era has tested our patience and delivered uncomfortable consequences, but it has also … read more
Meaningful Music

Meaningful Music

Posted by 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!

Posted by 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
Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

Savvy Summer Solutions For Your Children

Posted by 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

Posted by 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
Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2020

Spring is here—that means that it's time to scrub, scour, wipe, and rinse your way into a fresh clean abode. You need all hands on deck, but if you demand that your kids help, you might be greeted wit … read more