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Helping Your Toddler Excel

Helping Your Toddler Excel

Brain growth and development peaks before children even enter kindergarten. Even before preschool both the size and neuron connections within the brain grow at exponential rates that are only seen in those first few years of life. Research shows brain volume doubles the first year and by the second year correlates to roughly 80% of an adult’s, with neuron connections presenting a similar pattern and rate of growth to that of the brain structure. By the age of two, that unique joyous little human who stands less than three feet tall already has 80% of the size and number of neuron...

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5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

If you’re looking for a conservative homeschooling curriculum, you’ll probably love a classical curriculum. Classical curriculum is popular among Christian homeschooling families, many of which choose them for their rigorous training in literature, theology, Latin and critical thinking. But, if you’re new to this area, what curriculum should you choose? What are the best curriculum packages around? That’s the question we’ll be looking at in this article! In particular, we’ll look at: What is a classical homeschooling curriculum Reasons you might choose this method Four classical curricula for homeschools: Classical Conversations – more of a homeschooling co-op focus Veritas Press...

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Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch

Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch

Getting kids to pack a lunch isn’t as hard as you might think, and it’ll help save you considerable hassle. Whether it’s multiplication or Medieval history, back-to-school is the time of year when your kids pick up a bunch of new skills and knowledge (like how to mute themselves during a Zoom call). But that’s not all that your children can brush up on. This time of year is a great time for the smallest family members, no matter their age, to learn about how to contribute in the kitchen. Here are some tried-and-true ways for getting kids involved in...

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'Pandemic pods’ may undermine promises of public education

'Pandemic pods’ may undermine promises of public education

Signs direct the flow of student traffic at Kensington Community School amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Sept. 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos OsorioWith schools reopening after COVID-19 closures, concerns about the safety and certainty of public schooling have driven some parents to consider alternatives to sending kids back to brick-and-mortar classrooms. One option making headlines is the formation of “learning pods” also known as “pandemic pods.” Pandemic pods are small groups of children from different families who learn together outside of traditional school buildings. While pandemic pods may seem relatively harmless, they are part of a growing trend towards education...

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Controversial Pastor(SKorea) Who Loves Rallies of Crowds Without Mouth Masks Its got COVID

Controversial Pastor(SKorea) Who Loves Rallies of Crowds Without Mouth Masks Its got COVID

  SEOUL, South Korea -- A controversial South Korean pastor tested positive for COVID-19 after participating in an anti-government mass rally on Saturday that drew tens of thousands of people in calling for the ouster of South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Health authorities have warned against outdoor gatherings for fear of spreading the virus but many worshippers of the Sarang Jeil Church led by Rev. Jun Kwang-hun reportedly joined the protest.  Jun and his church members have been at the center of criticism in recent months as they were known to have been worshipping in tightly packed paces and against...

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