How many kids do you think go to camp in the summer? According to the ACA (American Camp Association) website 14 million kids and adults attend camp every summer. Camp is an $18 billion industry.
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Kids (and adults!) need to feel connected during this time of extended social distancing. Many of us are mourning the loss of gatherings, concerts, on-site classes, and other events that we love.... Read full article
Seemingly overnight, schools everywhere have transitioned to a remote educational model for the foreseeable future as we enter a period of extended social distancing. For school leaders and families who are trying to adapt to the new normal... Read full article
As an educator that specializes in teaching students with learning differences I am often asked by parents of young children, “How can I ensure that my child will be a successful reader and speller?” While a number of factors play a role in this... Read full article
Beginning before birth, then extending through the early elementary years, the human brain is in a condition called “developmental plasticity.” Feelings of emotional security and experiences of back-and-forth interactions with other people affect how... Read full article
What are best-in-class teaching tactics you can adopt – as the in-person adult – now that so many schools are converting to remote schooling? It will be tempting for all of us to replicate what we had when we were kids, but educational practices and ... Read full article
In this digital era many museums have put their collections online or created virtual tours that can help expand a child's mind. Google Arts & Culture has digitized the collections of numerous big museums, historic locations a... Read full article