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Best in Class #20: Supporting Your Child’s Transition Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Our expert this week is Lorraine Breffni, Ed.D., Executive Director of Early Childhood at Nova Southeastern University’s University School Mailman Segal Center. She provides parents with practical advice for helping prepare children to return to school–whether virtual or in-person–during the COVID-19 pandemic.  At a Glance The first weeks of school are times of anticipation and… Continue Reading Best in Class #20: Supporting Your Child’s Transition Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Best in Class #18- Caring for Your Kids with Special Health Care Concerns

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Our expert this week is Lucy Schrack, the Inclusion Manager at the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, where she leads a team of specialists whose main goal is to help all children learn to the best of their abilities, provide teachers with tools, support parents, and assist child care providers in promoting inclusion and a… Continue Reading Best in Class #18- Caring for Your Kids with Special Health Care Concerns

Best in Class #17- Creative Ways to Stay Active Through Play

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Our expert this week is Kristin Wallin, the Director of Operations for Kidokinetics. Using age-appropriate and engaging curriculum, Kidokinetics introduces children to a new sport each week in a fun and non-competitive environment.  Having to shift the program to a virtual format due to COVID –19, we have had to think creatively about how to… Continue Reading Best in Class #17- Creative Ways to Stay Active Through Play

Best in Class #16- From Stressed to Calm in Five Minutes a Day

Friday, May 15, 2020

A sense of wellbeing, gratitude and learning readiness are teachable skills that can be developed with mindfulness practice. Our expert this week is Laura Bakosh, the co-founder of Inner Explorer, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing daily mindfulness programming and stress reduction to children, educators and families in homes and in more than 4,000… Continue Reading Best in Class #16- From Stressed to Calm in Five Minutes a Day