Archive: EDMO Vibe

Advice to Graduates: Be Kind!

It’s the Tuesday after Memorial Day once again, and a child you know has either graduated very recently or is just about to!  Whether you’re a parent, educator or otherwise, this is the perfect opportunity to give advice! As a grown-up, it’s always fun take stock of who we are now compared to who we were back then. That’s just …

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Ready For Summer Camp?

It’s officially mid-May, hooray! Camp EDMO’s™ earliest locations start camp on Monday, June 3, are you ready? Here are a few tips and suggestions to get you on your way. There are always forms that need to be turned in on or before the first day of camp. For all EDMO™ campers,  those are the Health History, Alternate Contacts and …

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Curriculum Spotlight – Marina Hydeman 

Greetings from the curriculum department! This week I (Ryan Kochevar) sat down with Marina Hydeman to talk all things curriculum.   RK: Marina is our nature and science programs writer for our EDMO and PRO curriculum, that’s for campers in 1st through 8th grades. She’s here with me today to answer some questions I have.  MH: Looking forward to it!   RK: So, first question, how long have you …

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Makers: What’s Behind All The Hype?

There’s a lot of making out there today: messy, sticky, smudgy, artistic, electronic or robotic. Every city has a Maker Faire, Make magazine is in the checkout line at the grocery store, and schools around the U.S. are asking parents to help supply their new Makerspaces. Are you wondering what’s all the hype? When did art class jump the shark …

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Tools for Teaching Mindfulness

Mindfulness seems like a simple enough concept. But it isn’t something that many parents have mastered, certainly not me. So if I’m not already practicing mindfulness myself, how can I possibly teach it to my kids? There are lots of tools and articles out there that claim to help, but which ones really work? A Google search on “how to …

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Getting Ready for Camp!

Memorial Day has passed and school is either out or just about to be. Most kids are excited for a break from school and ready for a fantastic summer experience. To us that means, it’s time to get ready for summer camp! Why camp? Curious children love to have their creativity celebrated while making projects and solving problems their own …

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