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School’s out for summer: How parents can support their kids’ mental health

Last updated: 06/24/2021

Here we are, at the cusp of summer. If your kids aren’t out of school yet, they will be soon. Their year has looked vastly different, and the idea of “normalcy” has been...

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Why Getting Sleep Is Important for Everyone • TechNotes Blog

Last updated: 06/24/2021

As a teacher, you’re probably well aware that you can’t control everything that your students do outside of the classroom. If you’ve had to shift to a remote school model and...

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Parent and patient involvement

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Involvement of parents, patients and the public in research can be defined as research being carried out ‘with’ parents, patients and the public, rather than ‘to’ or ‘for’...

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3 Keys to Making Project-Based Learning Work During Distance Learning

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Project-Based Learning (PBL) 3 Keys to Making Project-Based Learning Work During Distance Learning This challenging time provides an opportunity for students to work...

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Helping kids be safe, confident online explorers

Last updated: 06/20/2021

We’ve heard from parents, educators and experts on ways to make technology safer for kids, and we continue to incorporate that feedback into our products. Whether it’s helping...

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Education outreach can inspire the next generation of scientists

Last updated: 06/20/2021

It’s April 2020, and I’m on a Zoom call, grinding cabbage leaves and exploring the concept of pH with more than 50 kids from across the United States. It’s a bright spot during...

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The Beauty of Unstructured Play

Last updated: 06/18/2021

In a recent study that surveyed the mental health of parents of kids ages five to seven, parents reported feeling “nervous, anxious, or on edge” due to the pandemic. No surprise...

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Rethinking Our Language and Mentality Around Career Growth and Transition

Last updated: 06/15/2021

To say that this has been a school year like no other is an understatement. Now, we are in the season of the school year where educators, regardless of the role, are deciding...

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Cheeky hacks to make your life easier in school

Last updated: 06/15/2021

In a recent conversation with the wonderful Darrell Wakelam (@DarrellWakelam) we discussed how there are so many lessons you learn following on from your teacher training....

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Re-Thinking the Learning Environment

Last updated: 06/15/2021

Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. Sunday, June 13, 2021 Re-Thinking the Learning Environment There is always a great deal of focus on the why, how, and what in...

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Raising the Perfect Child

Last updated: 06/15/2021

What if I gave you the secret recipe for raising the perfect child? Would you be in? Are you curious to know how it could be accomplished? Good news! I actually do have the...

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Early life screen time tied to less reading and more screen use at later ages

Last updated: 06/13/2021

(Reuters) – Children who have more screen time at 24 months read less at 36 months, which is in turn associated with more screen use by 60 months, a Canadian study...

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