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  • 3 Fun Snow-Related Food Activities to Do with Your Preschool Class


    If you are learning about winter and snow in your preschool class, here are three fun food-related snow activities that you can do with your students. If your preschool curriculum requires you to plan at least one food-related learning activity per week, you can use these three activities as your food related learning activity for your snow or winter learning unit. #1: Snow Cream This is a great activity when you have freshly fallen snow outside.
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  • Child Care And Technology: Your Preschooler And Electronics Play-Time


    You've heard the buzz that young children and screens don't mix. But, what about technology use in child care? Even though the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children should have no more than two hours of screen time per day, that doesn't mean your child's preschool day will be electronics free. Early childhood educators can use technology to help young children learn and develop, according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Fred Rogers Media Center.
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  • What Should You Look For In A Preschool Teacher?


    Your 3-year-old is ready for preschool. You don't want just any 'school', but aren't exactly sure what to look for. Along with a stand-out curriculum, your child's potential school should have a qualified staff. Why? The better prepared early childhood educators are, the better children do in school, according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). What makes a pre-kindergarten teacher the best choice to help your little learner grow and develop?
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  • How To Help The Teacher At Your Child's Charter School


    Research has indicated that schools that have parents who are involved in the education of their children are more likely to be successful. If you would like to become more involved in your child's charter school, there are several things you can do. Head To The Library Offer to take your child and his charter school friends to the library. Not only will you expose them to more educational resources, but you will be subtlety sending a message to other parents that they can also get involved.
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  • How To Make Snack Time Fun and Healthy at Daycare


    If you're a daycare owner, you take care of many children day in and day out, and you know that sometimes it's hard to keep them entertained. A good way to introduce new, fun activities is at snack time. Although most kids look forward to snack time, some are hard to please. As long as you have the patience, you can make snack time both fun and healthy by allowing the kids to help prepare their own snacks.
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  • How To Help Protect The Right To A Decent Education For Those Of Jewish Descent


    The Jewish people have had to survive various atrocities throughout their history. One reason they have been able to do so is their group unity. They are an ethnicity that believes in helping out the next generations.  Education plays an important role in how those of the Jewish faith prosper and become valuable members of society. Historical Problems Getting an Education It has not always been easy for Jews to attend the nation's elite colleges and universities.
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  • Pros And Cons Of Working Out At The Gym


    Are you interested in starting a fitness routine but not sure if working out at the gym is for you? There are definitely a lot of benefits of getting a gym membership, but there are also downsides. Before you make your decision, it can help to know what the pros and cons of having a gym membership are. Pro: More Variety There is a lot more variety when it comes to the fitness equipment available at a fitness center.
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  • Choosing A Daycare That Will Bolster Your Child's Private School Application


    If you want your child to get into a prestigious private school, you need to be thinking about that process during every step of your child's first five years, and that includes choosing the right daycare. The right daycare experience can bolster your child's resume and help them pass the admissions process. Here is what you should look for in a day care: 1. A Focus on Games and Activities Involving ERB-Related Skills
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  • Understanding Shyness In Your Preschool Classroom


    Being a preschool teacher can be a demanding job: you are responsible for taking some very young children and helping prepare them for the rigors of kindergarten. Socially, some children will be better prepared than others while others will have to overcome some shyness. Helping these children learn how to handle social situations, however, will make life easier for you and them. What Exactly is Shyness? Shyness is highly common in children: some experts estimate up to 30 to 50 percent of children are shy.
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  • 4 Key Factors When Considering Preschool Enrollment


    It's that time of the year! Preschool enrollment is on the horizon, and you're wondering if your child is really ready for her first educational experience. Unlike daycare or child care, preschool is a more structured and school-like setting. Instead of just focusing on care while mom and dad are away, preschool also aims to educate and help young children prepare for a lifetime of academic adventures. Understanding what to look for in a program can guide your decision-making process and help you to make an appropriate enrollment choice for your child.
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