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The Power of Play

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Did you know that all mammals play? And scientists have identified play-like behaviors in other species as well, such as alligators … Continue reading

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Helping Children Develop Social Skills Through Play

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!™ series Play can take on myriad of forms depending on the developmental maturity and personality of the child, … Continue reading

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Fun Ways to Get Kids Interested in Financial Literacy

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Some kids are naturally attracted to money and all that it represents—all the power it holds, all its trappings. We have a … Continue reading

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Creating a Gender-Neutral Play Space

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie Is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way As much as we want kids to grow up in a world where they are free to be themselves, there is still a … Continue reading

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Executive Functioning: Creating Critical Thinkers and Creative Problem Solvers

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” —Margaret Mead We don’t know the world for which we … Continue reading

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