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Media Literacy: A 21st Century Approach to Wellness - Julie Smith

Last updated: 02/18/2018

I have been teased in the past since I consider media literacy a solution to many of the world’s problems. After being asked to speak at the Wellness Symposium at the Weill-Corne

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The Book That Captures My Daughter's Best Friendship

Last updated: 02/18/2018

Reading a book 200 times is a surefire way to find out whether you love it or want to throw its rhyming llama couplets into the diaper pail. Children's books especially do a tricky

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Response: Everything you Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion but Were Afraid to ask

Last updated: 02/18/2018

Response: Everything you Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion but Were Afraid to ask By Larry Ferlazzo on February 17, 2018 8:32 AM The new "question-of-the-week" is: What does "dua

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Are Some Languages Harder to Learn than Others?

Last updated: 02/18/2018

What’s the easiest language to learn? Why is Chinese harder to learn than Spanish?  How hard would it be to learn Icelandic? Considering that I spend most of my day lurking thro

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10 Assumptions to Rethink About English-Language Learners

Last updated: 02/18/2018

The percentage of English-language learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools is steadily increasing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. While much of the growth is in

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Pro Chess: In a 'league' of its own

Last updated: 02/18/2018

Pro Chess League is nothing like you would imagine a regular sports league to be. Players can log in from their home computers with little apart from the hum of the air conditioner

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Why Your Smart Daughter is Getting Low Grades

Last updated: 02/18/2018

10 Reasons Your Smart Girl Might Be Struggling in School 10 Reasons Your Smart Girl Might Be Struggling in School Although grades aren’t everything in life, succeeding in school

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Fish Catching Game - Pre-K Pages

Last updated: 02/17/2018

I love Dr. Seuss. All of his books are fun to read aloud. The language play is a great way for kids to explore words and sounds and build literacy skills. Many classrooms celebrate

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5 ways neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage harm children - Child Trends

Last updated: 02/17/2018

Child Trends / 5 ways neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage harm children Child Trends 5 Vanessa Sacks Americans, by and large, live next door to people of the same race, ethn

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Raising Children Network

Last updated: 02/17/2018

Children’s relationships shape the way they see the world and affect all areas of their development. Through relationships children learn about their world. That’s because re

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