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Holding a Pencil

Eliza Clark - Learning » Brushing Up on the Basics

The thing about these precious preschool years is that Kindergarten is right around the corner. And in most Kindergarten classes, working on writing and drawing is a big part of the program. So it goes: sooner or later, these little tots of ours will ne...
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The Links Between Exercise, Movement and Learning

Eliza Clark - Learning » Physical Activity

It's hard to believe and sad to say, but summer really and truly is coming to an end. Hopefully your children's vacation was filled with lots of active family time outdoors: swimming, running around at the beach, playing favorite sports and games, hiking...
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Learning to Write Your Name

Eliza Clark - Learning » Brushing Up on the Basics

One of the wonderful things about summer is the way our offspring turn into little wild children with knotted, salty hair, dirt under their fingernails, and legs covered in scratches and bug bites. It's like they return to a semi-primal state every July a...
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How to Keep Learning Alive at Home

Ellen Galinsky - Back to School » Good Habits

I don't know about you, but thinking about back-to-school—particularly in the steamy hot days of August—would make me feel anxious when my children were younger. I was especially anxious about their new teachers. What if my son had teachers who didn't...
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