Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is friendship a gift to the children of the world?

Friendship is a valuable part of human life. The bonds we choose to form with others are a precious connection that can bring us happiness, teach us life lessons, and give us comfort when life challenges us. Some of the … Continue reading

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How to work with parents of gifted children #NPGC15

This week is National Parenting Gifted Children Week sponsored by SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted). Families of gifted children often deal with special needs related to social and emotional development. So how do you, the educator, help families … Continue reading

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How to get started with Parent Engagement

From the Washington Post to Education Week, the topic of parent engagement has been making headlines. Some states are now including parent engagement as a component of evaluation for both teachers and curriculums. Grants specifically for engagement programs are increasing, … Continue reading

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Summer science: Ice Cream in a bag

Who doesn’t love a science lesson that you get to eat afterwards? So why not use this National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day for a fun science experiment – Ice Cream in a Bag. Things to discuss: Changing phases (liquid … Continue reading

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