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Could You Go Screen-Free For a Week?

Could You Go Screen-Free For a Week?
Technology turned off  for a week? Sounds nearly impossible to do! This is the challenge of Screen-Free Week   (formerly known as TV Turn-Off Week) which is April 29 through May 5, 2013. It is an annual celebration that asks children, families, schools, and communities across the nation to turn off the screens and “turn... Read more »

Help Your Kindergartener Learn to Read

Help Your Kindergartener Learn to Read
People of a certain age might remember “milk and cookies” and even “nap time” as part of their kindergarten experience.   Today’s kindergarten has come a very long way!  Expectations are much higher than in the past.  This is the year children learn to read. These expectations have been ratcheted up even more with the recent... Read more »
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