Archive: Parenting Tips

Why Should Art & Science Intersect? Creativity!

Ever wonder why at Camp EDMO™, our  Science, Technology & Nature themed camp sessions all  include maker projects that fuse collaborative design challenges with art and individual expression? The point of our programs is to spark kids’ curiosity, stretch their creativity, strengthen their collaboration skills and inspire self-reflection. But also, along the way they experience interconnectedness with each other and …

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How To Stop Summer Slide

Summer slide…sadly, it’s not a shiny yellow piece of plastic you roll out in the backyard and spray with a hose. Instead, this fun sounding title refers to the not fun at all loss of last school year’s learning as it slips away from students during their summer break from school. Or, according to Edsurge, “academic regression experienced by students over …

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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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Back Away from the Cookies: Strategies for Self Regulation

Yes, it’s true, many kids need to work on their self regulation. But sometimes grown-ups do, too. Here are a few fun finds to help you and your kids keep working together on saying “no” and stepping away from whatever it is you have trouble turning down. Before summer starts, clear out some time to develop these skills in fun …

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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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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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