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Personal and Professional Summer To-Do’s for Educators

By Stephanie Filio The daylight is hanging around longer, the bunnies are full grown, and the air is warm like a blanket. Summertime is the season of restoration for we educators. We give to our students and families our all … Continue reading

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Boost SEL with Summertime Reading BINGO

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Reading together is fun all year round, but summer is a great time to discover new favorites and add a creative twist. Summertime SEL (social and … Continue reading

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Using Attention Restoration Theory to Provide Rich Summertime Learning

By Molly Breen Early childhood programs around the country are faced with a nearly constant deluge of ever-changing guidance for best practices in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Even as I write this, our program is uncertain if we will … Continue reading

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When Kids Fear Swimming Lessons, Don’t Just Dive In

By Eric Braun For me, few things symbolize the joy of summer vacation more than a swimming pool. When I wrap my toes over a pool’s concrete lip, gaze at the shimmering blue water, and inhale the smell of chlorine, … Continue reading

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10 Boredom-Bashing Ideas

The joy of school letting out has given way to a summer routine. In June that was fine, but by July we are hearing “I’m bored” from kids everywhere. No wonder July is Anti-Boredom Month. Kids may even tire of … Continue reading

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