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Parenting is no easy task under normal circumstances, and when your child is suffering from a mental health condition, it can make things that much harder. It is a struggle for you both as you try to understand each other, and expression may not come easily to your child. This is where music therapy comes in, and it may be just what your child needs in order for you both to learn how to talk to each other and say how you feel.

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December 11, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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December 06, 2018
Becky Hill

Lessening Tutoring Stress with Games

STEAM, STEM, Learning Through Play, Learning at Home

The school year can be difficult for some children, especially if they prefer to play.  The years which require a child to study and/or do homework can be hard. When a child falls behind, oftentimes a tutor is required.What happens in those tutoring sessions? In years past, some tutors would often sit and do book work. One-on-one attention is an excellent learning environment, but some children have difficulty sitting. They prefer to play.

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December 04, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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November 29, 2018
Michelle Parrinello-Cason

How Games Level the Teacher-Student Playing Field

Learning Through Play, Learning at Home

There are many theories as to the best way to approach the student-teacher relationship. One of the most common ways of thinking about this relationship is through the lens of how the teacher situates themselves and their expertise in the classroom.

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November 27, 2018
Rachael Tom

Make Learning Fun: Brainteasers

Brainteasers

Hello puzzle lovers!

This week we're thrilled to bring you 3 more brainteasers, along with the answers (see below) to last week's brainteasers! 

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November 22, 2018
Ray FitzGerald

Using Meditation to Replace Typical Punishments

Learning at Home

I’ve spent most of my adulthood as both a parent and an elementary school teacher. While I’ve learned through the years that no two days are the same when you work with children; I can just about guarantee that one thing will always be constant — repercussions.

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