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Parents Want SEL!

Parents in 2019 are getting choosey about what they want for their kids, both in and out of school. A recent survey conducted by Peachjar, a cloud-based communication platform that distributes school and community information to more than 10 million parents in 40 states, shows they are looking for more and better options for their kids’ after school enrichment. Parents …

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Keeping Kids Safe Online: Parental Controls

Kids of all ages delight in smart phones, tablets, game systems, computers and probably other items we’re not even aware exist. Sure, screens can be fun and educational, but as a parent of any age child knows, they can also cause problems. What do parents need to do to keep kids safe online? First of all, we know that electronic …

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What an Act of Kindness Looks Like

This random act of kindness story taken from thisisinsider.com… “Nine-year-old Noah saw a policeman eating breakfast at Denny’s and asked his mother, if he could pay the officer’s bill. He wrote a note on the receipt that said “I want to be you when I grow up. Thank you for your service.” The Officer was stunned and touched by the …

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Why “Making” is Important for Children

Ever wonder about this phrase “maker-infused science, tech and nature programs”? If you’ve been with us in the past or you’ve just been perusing our mailings or website, you’re probably thought, “Hmm, maker, I know the word but I just can’t put a finger on what it means exactly.” If that is you, you’re not alone. Many of you who …

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What’s Your Superpower?

We all have superpowers, it’s true. Sure, human bodies can’t fly through the air or climb walls like a spider. But every single one of us has a particular talent that makes us uniquely able to do certain things really well. Recognizing these innate skills is essential to mastering our own success and helping children find theirs – even if …

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Teaching Children about Giving

Charity and giving often find their way into the national spotlight during the holiday season or in the wake of an international disaster or devastating weather occurrence. With an increased emphasis on food drives, donations, and volunteering, children become immersed in the impact and concept of giving through family conversations, media coverage and more. Though these are wonderful teaching moments, …

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