Category Archives: early education

Five Ways to Transcend the School Mindset

When we think of education, we tend to view school as the standard even if we simultaneously realize that many parts of that school model aren’t really working. Get past the school mindset to foster wider learning. Continue reading

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Getting Science On Everything

Toddlers have scientific curiosity. So do teens. For both, there’s a key element to keeping that curiosity alive. Continue reading

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Where Fascination Leads

Do a small child’s fears and fascinations have something to do with a uniqueness he’s trying to live out, a sort of “acorn” of destiny? Continue reading

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Respecting A Child’s Urge To Discover

Trust that kids can innovate and learn. Find out just how capable they can be. Continue reading

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A Child’s Place Is In The Kitchen

Helping out in the kitchen provides all sorts of benefits, even for the smallest kids. Find out how. Continue reading

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Educating Too Early

Learning does not necessarily flow from instruction. Especially for preschoolers. Continue reading

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