education--development

Exploring Daycares: 3 Classroom Elements That Encourage Independence

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Choosing a daycare requires spending time carefully exploring education programs to find one that best fits your child's temperament and learning needs. Cultivating an independent mindset is a goal that you should expect to see in an early childhood classroom since children must feel comfortable expanding their horizons as they learn. This personality trait can be nurtured as early as infancy, and seeing these elements in the classroom let you know that your child's independence will be nurtured throughout their time in the program.

2 March 2017

Sensory Processing Disorder: What It Is And How It Is Treated

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A common behavioral issue with kids that have autism is uncontrollable movements of certain body parts. An example of this is when an autistic child moves his hands back and forth, over and over. This problem is very common for kids with this disorder, and it is considered a sensory issue. Here are several things you should know about why this happens and ways it may be able to be corrected.

12 August 2016

Online Or In-Person: Which Adult Education Class Is Right For You?

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There are many ways that modern technology can be used to supplement adult education. As online education becomes more developed and easier to access, online adult education classes are replacing many in-person adult education centers. While online classes offer many benefits, such as the ability to learn at your own pace and based on your own schedule, many people benefit from the interaction and community they find in a traditional setting.

14 August 2015

Summer Camp 101 For Parents

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Summertime means camp for thousands of kids across the country. With so many different camps to choose from, it can be difficult to pick the right one for your child. Summer camp can also be expensive, not to mention worrisome for parents and, sometimes, even kids. Clearly, there's a lot to think about when considering summer camp for kids. In this article, learn how to tell if your child is ready for camp, how to select the best camp, and how to prepare yourself and your child before the day arrives.

17 June 2015

Kindergarten Or Preschool -- Would Your Child Be Better Off Waiting A Year?

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Is your child ready for kindergarten? While your child may be age appropriate, it's possible that they may not be mentally, physically or emotionally ready for kindergarten. And if your child has a late birthday -- for instance, they were born in August, and the school deadline is September -- you may want to hold them back because they may end up being the youngest and, possibly, smallest student in their class.

12 May 2015

Learn To Drive In The Snow In Three Steps

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Have you ever driven in the snow? If you've only done it once or twice, you know it takes special skills to do it safely. Are you willing to go out on the road in snowy conditions without the relevant experience? Learning by doing is great for many things, but when it comes to driving in the snow, it could cause you to get really hurt. The same is true if you've never driven in the snow.

11 February 2015

3 Misconceptions About Catholic School

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If you are thinking about sending your child to Catholic school for their elementary, middle school, or high school education, you may be a little unsure of what to expect. Many misconceptions about Catholic schools exist, and these mistaken beliefs may impact how you think Catholic schools actually operate. Some of these common misconceptions do not reflect what a real Catholic school education entails. Only Catholics Can Attend You might think that you cannot send your child to Catholic school unless you are a practicing Catholic.

26 January 2015

Make Sure Your Life Insurance Covers Recreational Flying Before The First Day Of Class

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Before enrolling in a flight school, it is important to have all your paperwork in order. In addition to filling out all the school's pre-lesson papers, you should also review your life insurance policy. Flying is a safe activity, but some life insurance policies exclude it from their coverage. If yours does, you will want to find insurance coverage before going up in the air. It is the only way to protect your family in the event of an unlikely tragedy.

20 January 2015

4 Reasons Why Work-At-Home Moms Should Consider Enrolling Their Kids In Preschool

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Approximately 20% of Americans work from home, and experts expect that number to continue to grow over the next few years. Some parents choose to work from home because they think it will help them cut down on daycare costs. Unfortunately, working from home is anything but easy when you have small children at home. Whether you're already a work-at-home mom or simply thinking about becoming one, here are several great reasons why you should enroll your little ones in preschool while you work.

7 January 2015