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Begin at the Beginning with Social-Emotional Learning

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Years ago, when I was casting about for a job, I ended up as a part-time nanny to a three-year-old boy named Logan. I got the impression that his parents, who had listed the job on … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

By Celeste C. Delaney, author of ABC Ready for School: An Alphabet of Social Skills In many ways, kindergarten is the most important year in a child’s education. It sets the stage for how children view themselves as students and … Continue reading

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Using Group Experiences to Help Young Children Develop Social-Emotional Skills

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Can you imagine if you were challenged to master a complex cake recipe after having only a conversation with a renowned … Continue reading

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18 Fun Ways to Get Ready for Kindergarten

By Celeste C. Delaney, author of ABC Ready for School: An Alphabet of Social Skills In many ways, kindergarten is the most important year in a child’s education. It is not only an exciting and challenging milestone for your child … Continue reading

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Little Stranger in a Strange Land: Easing the Transition to Kindergarten

By Allison Wedell Schumacher You know by now that the little strangers we’ve been entrusted with don’t come with operating manuals. This is why I found myself holding my sobbing, brand-new kindergartner as I explained to her that yes, she … Continue reading

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