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Decoding Education

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Kindergarten Cedar Hill Prep School

How to Help Your Kindergarten Child Engage and Flourish

Article written by Ruth Sulitzer, Cedar Hill Prep School Kindergarten Teacher Imagine the possibilities for a kindergarten child when there is an open trusting environment where each child is encouraged to question, contribute, and launch out.  Such a child is ready to learn. As teachers, our goal is to engage each student as an individual and create a curriculum and nurturing atmosphere where your child will soar academically and flourish socially ...
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Cedar Hill Prep School Pre-Kindergarten

What to Look for When Choosing a Preschool for Your Child

Article written by Ilene Davidson, Cedar Hill Prep School Pre-Kindergarten Teacher / Early Childhood Director Many parents have no idea where to begin when looking for a preschool for their child.  Obviously, we want what is best for our children.  Do I want my child in a school that is full of bells and whistles, or do I want my child in an age-appropriate classroom?  Is a curriculum that is ...
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Cedar Hill Prep School Preschool

Tips for Encouraging Self-confidence and Independence at the Preschool Age

Article written by Karen Holstein, Cedar Hill Prep School Preschool Teacher / Aftercare Director “I did it!” These are the words of a child who just accomplished something he/she could not do at first. With practice, determination, and encouragement, those words can be spoken. Children who are given the opportunities to experience tasks that are developmentally attainable can develop confidence and good self-esteem. Instead of a child saying, “I can’t,” ...
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The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual Curriculum

There have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought. Educators and researchers had considered a second language to be an obstruction that would distract ...
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