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Are Summer Camps Safe This Year? Here's What You Need to Know

Last updated: 04/18/2021

At this time last year, most of us had no idea whether summer camps would be open for 2020, as COVID-19 spread throughout the world. This year, though the pandemic is far from...

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What it Looks Like to Promote Young Children's Growth and Discovery

Last updated: 04/18/2021

What it Looks Like to Promote Young Children's Growth and Discovery Stories and Resources for Early Education Leaders Collection Dec. 18, 2019 About this Project Research shows...

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A summer without camp is more than a bummer

Last updated: 04/17/2021

This will be the year without summer camp for millions of American children. Although some states are allowing camps to open with social distancing measures in place, many...

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Improving Children's Attention Spans Through Play

Last updated: 04/17/2021

In this episode of The Preschool Podcast, we chat with Prerna Richards, CEO & Founder of Together We Grow on children’s attention spans and how educators and parents can foster...

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Why summer camp is great for today's kids

Last updated: 04/16/2021

Today’s kids get a lot of labels stuck to them, sometimes unfairly. But what experts do know is there is a shift in the relationship-building skills contributing to those labels...

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Pandemic screen time is off the charts—but experts say parents don't need to worry

Last updated: 04/16/2021

If you've been handing over the iPad a lot more than usual throughout the pandemic and feel a pang of guilt each time, our panel of experts has some pretty good news for...

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How To Incorporate Music and Dance Into Lessons

Last updated: 04/14/2021

Many students love music and dance, and research indicates that learning through music and structured movement is good educational practice. Whether you teach coding or another...

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5 Ways Creative Work Is Like Working Out

Last updated: 04/13/2021

Creative work is inherently fun. However, sometimes it’s also frustrating, slow, and difficult. In other words, it’s a lot like working out. We explore this connection in the...

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Does Your Camp's Culture Reflect Your Values?

Last updated: 04/12/2021

Camp has completely influenced the person I am today. It has made me kinder, more patient, open-minded, and optimistic. Camp showed me how much I love being in the beautiful...

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Integrating The Relaxation Response — Camp Business

Last updated: 04/11/2021

Making mind-body approaches mainstream at camp By Chris Thurber Millennia before Harvard University’s Dr. Herbert Benson documented the health benefits of the relaxation...

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