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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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Learn & Play Tip-a-Day App

    Learn & Play Tip-a-Day App by Brookes Publishing Co. is just what the doctor ordered: Ideas to Boost Young Brains! Promote healthy child development for our youngest children with this free tip-a-day app from Brookes Publishing! Recent research states again and again that the first few years are critical in getting your child prepared to be a successful,…
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10 Tips for Getting Young Children READY for School!

10 Tips for Getting Young Children READY for School! Many of the things that we do on an everyday basis are advancing our youngest children to be prepared for school. Language development spikes in the first two years of life and we need to take full advantage of these valuable opportunities. Exploration and discovery attribute…
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Failure enables the learning

[caption id="attachment_50409" align="alignleft" width="211"] Photo Credit ALL GROAN UP[/caption] Failure - defined as a:  omission of occurrence or performance; b (1):  a state of inability to perform a normal function (2):  an abrupt cessation of normal functioning c:  a fracturing or giving way under stress Epiphany - defined as a moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in…
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READ TO MY TWEEN?? (YES, AND ALSO TO YOUR TEEN!)

  [caption id="attachment_61691" align="aligncenter" width="400"] IMAGE SOURCE: THINKSTOCK[/caption]   READ TO MY TWEEN?? (YES, AND ALSO TO YOUR TEEN!) If you’re like most parents, you have fond memories of reading to your young child. It was a cuddly time, a time to read simply for the pleasure of it, and there was a special kind…
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