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Does that phrase sound familiar? Although children at the preschool age are discovering their independence and establishing their identity, the concept of “sharing” doesn’t develop until about the age of 5. To add to the stress, these young minds often have no concept of time, so waiting for their toy to make its way back to them after giving it up can be frustrating for young children. However, help is on the way! These super fun and creative tips will turn them into a pro at the art of sharing in no time!

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July 19, 2018
Jen Starr

5 Tech Tips for Better Classroom Management

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Technology has become an inseparable tool in education. Learners need to be exposed to technology as early as when they start school through integration of technology in classroom activities. With the fast advancement of technology in the contemporary world, students expect to have the chance to use the tools of technology in their learning process.

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July 05, 2018
Melissa Rosales

Executive Function Skills: The Concept Every Parent and Teacher Should Know

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

It is not surprising that some parents and teachers wonder, "What are executive functions?" As science and neuropsychology advances, it is becoming more common in child development literature, however, many are still unsure what mental skills comprise this function and how to develop these skills in their children.

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June 21, 2018
Carolyn Vibbert and Ronnie Cabrera

Stop the Brain Drain: Games for Summer Vacation

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

When school is out for summer, it's time to get the games ready for your on-the-go family. Game time can bring together family for conversation, keep your brain active and healthy, and alleviate frustration. Here are our recommendations for all of those moments summer may bring to your family.

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June 14, 2018
Kyla Shurtz

A State of Mind: "Learning is an Adventure!"

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

When I was a preschool teacher, my class would start every day by shouting “Learning is an adventure!” Then we would talk about the adventures of learning! Learning can be fun, scary, easy, hard, silly, sad, intimidating and crazy! Learning is truly an adventure because of the feelings we have while we are on our learning journey and because we are learning our WHOLE LIFE! But, how do we get our kids to see the world through the eyes of a lifelong learner? How do we instill this attitude in our children? The following tips have helped me to guide my children (both in the classroom and at home) in learning to love learning!

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May 03, 2018
Wendy Barlow

Using Games in Early Education

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

"Mommy play with me?" Parents out there, how many times have you heard this? There are times when my 5 year old asks me this and she means her Shopkins, or her stuffed toys, but then there are times when she means games. Games!

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