Category Archives: Parent Page

Bluebee Pals Teaching Essential Skills

 Bluebee Pals Teaching Essential Skills The founder of Bluebee Pals, Laura Jiencke, donated an entire Family Pack of the Interactive Educational Plush Learning tools and three iPads to the Southampton Day Care Center (SDCC) in Southampton, NY. As many of you know the Bluebee Pals connect to any Apple or IOS Device and pair with most…
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Bluebee Pals and Social Emotional Learning

The Every School Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) is a federal law that calls for a well-rounded (whole child) education and a shifting away from the narrow focus on academics. Under ESSA, teachers go beyond academics to cultivate positive student attitudes, values, and habits. Inter- and intra-personal (or, “social and emotional”) competencies include attitudes and…
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Screen Time And Kids

Screen Time And Kids Screen time. In today’s connected world, there are more and more reasons to experience screen time. Screens are so prevalent, it’s hard to avoid them altogether. Having children only complicates the matter—do you find yourself wondering what the right amount of screen time for kids is? Your children are likely living…
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Lipa Land ~ Preschool Fundamentals

  Lipa Land ~ Preschool Fundamentals   Lipa Land, the latest app from Lipa Learning, is a robust and comprehensive collection featuring fundamental preschool skills that are engaging, educational, and of course FUN! This app is based on the Lipa Curriculum encompassing the "whole child approach", which contains the components for a healthy, safe, engaged,…
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Why Your School Needs Really Good Stuff’s Digital Learning Collection

Why Your School Needs Really Good Stuff's Digital Learning Collection - Now more than ever we need to be committed to not just screentime and content, we need to be involved in what the activities on the screen entail. Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection can assist teachers in getting actively involved in what their…
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Off to Bed

  Off to Bed, the first app from Gavin Jones published under the brand of Stop Growing Up, is a delightful storybook to help assist parents in getting their tots off to bed. The app opens with a soft gentle melody and a picture of the globe, the globe has three major cities marked for children to choose from…
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The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather

  [caption id="attachment_79594" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Jonathan Bowers on Unsplash[/caption] The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather Did you know that the USA ranked tenth in 2016 in a list of countries most affected by the extreme weather with subsequent damages amounting to approximately US$ 47.7 billion? This is something hard for kids to…
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How to enable “Guided Access” on your iOS device

Guest Post by Rachel Madel Stuck in a technology tug-of-war with your students? I felt the same way. I realized the enormous power of utilizing technology for educational purposes, but I struggled when children became so fixated on a screen that it turned from education tool to education roadblock. That was before I realized the…
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