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Articles in Education, Family Finances, Toddlers, Tweens & Teens, Special Needs and Homebound

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by Cheryl Maguire on April 1, 2020
Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus
by Cheryl Maguire on April 1, 2020
These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article
by Letgo Your Mind on March 27, 2020
Bubbleology
by Letgo Your Mind on March 27, 2020
In this lesson children will learn about surface tension and why a free-floating bubble will take a sphere shape no matter what object is used to create it.... Read full article
on March 20, 2020
At Home S.T.E.M. Activities
on March 20, 2020
Stack It, Bag it, Build It... Read full article
by Courtney Dickinson on March 20, 2020
Parents as coaches: Tactics to support your child during remote learning
by Courtney Dickinson on March 20, 2020
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
by Jean Abernathy on March 20, 2020
Virtual Museum Tours for Kids You Can do Right Now
by Jean Abernathy on March 20, 2020
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
For figure skaters and hockey players most of the time practicing their skills is spent on the ice. However, there are methods to improve your skating that can be completed right at home!... Read full article
When you have a child with academic, social, or behavioral challenges, providing them with the correct supports can be an overwhelming and confusing process. How do you ensure that teachers and therapists effectively meet the needs of your child? For... Read full article
Each child learns differently, which may mean that additional support in school is needed in certain areas. If this is the case, your child’s teacher or a school administrator may discuss having your child evaluated for special education services wi... Read full article
During the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) creation process, it is not unusual for a parent to disagree with a recommendation from one or more of the school’s team members. If a compromise cannot be reached, there is a risk that this difference ... Read full article
Transition Assessments are most commonly performed when a child has an IEP (Individual Education Plan) or a 504 plan. By Federal law the transition age begins at 16 years old but in the state of Massachusetts it begins at 14 years old. When student... Read full article
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