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December 28, 2012
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Common Core: US Education Overhaul?

Did you know there is a US Education curriculum in the works?  President Obama introduced Common Core—an initiative that would mandate what every child learns in our classrooms. It will track children from kindergarten through high school and into their … Continue reading

December 27, 2012
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How the US Education Compares To Education in China

Here’s an interesting article that compares our education system in the U.S. to China’s. I personally believe that we are making headway by making preschool a priority, if only we could offer the same opportunities to our underprivileged families. How … Continue reading

December 27, 2012
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Preschool Teacher Award

Now that the kids are on winter break, are you appreciating their preschool teachers even more? I know I am. I keep wondering how my son’s teacher is able to corral 20 children into circle time, criss-cross applesauce, button lipped … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
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Modeling Behavior for Children

We’ve all heard it; children will model after their parents and caregivers. This can be good and bad. I’ll never forget how my road-rage-induced fowl mouth influenced my son’s vocabulary. Yep, I let the f-bomb fly. Nice modeling, right? The … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
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Family “Training” – Trains, Trains, Trains!

Noah’s obsession with trains has sparked a family passion. Not surprisingly, he even inspired this blog. His grandmother bought him his first wooden train set at around one year old. Instantly, this energetic, type-A child became calm and focused. His … Continue reading