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Would You Send Your Kids to School in the Woods?

Monday, December 17, 2018

From USA Today: “This Kentucky classroom has no computers, toys or walls. Instead, students are surrounded by an abundance of oak and maple trees and a bubbling creek. In the spring, butterflies and honey bees are their constant companions.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

We Need to Make Kindergarten Engaging Again

Friday, December 7, 2018

From Psychology Today: “Across the country, kindergartners are being told what to do and how to do it, every single step along the way, all day long. They play less and study more than they did 20 years ago.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Kids Need More Parental Support When Reading

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

From Fortune: “Teachers report 30% of their students are reading below grade level, but only 9% of parents think their child is in that category.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Being Fair: The Benefits of Early Child Education

Monday, November 26, 2018

From Medical Xpress: “Children from low-income families who got intensive education early in life treat others with high levels of fairness in midlife, more than 40 years later, even when being fair comes at a high personal cost.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.