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Homes for Birds Week: A Flight of Feathered Fun

While the snow may still be falling and spring seems far away, our feathered friends are preparing to build their nests and raise a family. This is where you can help promote and enhance biodiversity by setting up nesting boxes while incorporating hands-on learning students are sure to enjoy!

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Groundhogs & Hands-On Learning: A Study of Two Shadows

It is time to step out of the box and approach learning in a whole new light, which is what past generations knew all along…the tremendous value of learning skills through hands-on applications.  Aristotle understood the intrinsic value when he said, “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”

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Summer Learning Enrichment with Science Vocabulary

We often put special emphasis on teaching reading and math. After all, these are foundational subjects which further learning is built upon. There is another foundational skill however, that often goes neglected because its applicable use is not as seemingly practical for early childhood development. That skill is science!   Why is science important? Teaching science, the study of the natural world using the scientific method, helps children in many facets. Learning how to objectively analyze situations and draw conclusions, understand the world around them, and communicate better. Additionally, teaching basic science concepts lays down the groundwork for advanced scientific study, and STEM careers! But hey, let's take things one step at a time. For now let's look at making...

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