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3 Lesser Known Kid-Friendly Educational Things To Do This Winter In Central New Jersey

Are your kids slowly getting cabin fever and you need them out of the house right now? Yup, we feel the same way. Winter is tough on everybody. When it's cold outside, we tend to stay more at home — but there are many places where you can take your kids, have fun, and learn along the way! Aside from the usual suspects like the Liberty Science Center, the Turtle ...
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Creating The Foundation For Life-Long Success in Preschool: Academic Building Blocks & Quality of Teaching

Life-Long Success in Preschool. In the past few blog posts of our series "Creating the foundation for life-long success in Preschool" we have explored how children learn at an early age how to follow a routine, take responsibility, and social skills. We also looked at 21st-century life skills and how Preschools can teach them. Today, we are concluding our series by examining early education from an academic perspective and how ...
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Educational Summer Bucket List For Kids In New Jersey

Summer learning loss is a widely talked about reality where students lose between one and two months of academic knowledge (depending on the subject) during their time off from school every summer. Many studies have suggested that summer school and literacy programs significantly help to prevent this loss of learning, but these options aren’t viable for every parent. The next best thing is something that is conceivable for every parent, ...
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4 Facts Every New Jersey Parent Of Children With Dyslexia And Other Learning Disabilities Must Know

As a parent, it is sometimes hard to face the reality that your child has a learning disability. Maybe you have seen early signs (e.g., having a hard time recalling the names of shapes and colors), but simply chalked them up as the quirks of a developing pre-kindergartner. However, once the child lags behind any of his kindergarten peers in learning his ABC's, and when first and second grades become ...
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How Private School Curriculums Stay Way Ahead Of The Curve

How many times have you seen a news story about a school district's curriculum and how outdated it is? Or that the school district isn't teaching a certain type of math, eliminated foreign language, geography, and civic education? Bureaucracy, misuse of educational funds, and political positioning have far too much impact on the educational programs for our children. Freedom Of Private Schools What is the singular factor that differentiates a ...
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