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Social Emotional Development

Social Emotional Development: Using Books to Teach Important Life Skills {Free Printable}

One of the most influential things we can do for our children is to nurture and encourage their social emotional development. These foundational tools will help them understand and express their own feelings, accurately read and respond to other people’s emotional state, manage their own expressions, show empathy to others and be able to maintain relationships as they […]

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Episcopal School of Knoxville

Setting the Foundation: ESK’s Junior Kindergarten Program Soars

At the Episcopal School of Knoxville, both the administration and faculty believe that “play is the work of children,” and at no level is that more apparent than with the junior kindergarten program. From its inception at the start of the 2014-15 school year, the program has provided a place where students are able to […]

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Berean Christian School

Berean Christian School Achieves Academic Excellence with Small Classroom Environment

Berean Christian School (BCS) serves K-12 students in a Christ-centered and biblical environment. From the time our students join the BCS community, they experience a nurturing atmosphere of learning and discovery in academics, athletics, fine arts, and service. Our teachers and staff use innovative methods to engage students and to build a community of learners. […]

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Dance Into Fall

Dance Into Fall Event {Recap}

Back in September, Knoxville Moms Blog hosted its first Dance Into Fall Family Festival Event at Angela Floyd Schools at their West location. This event allowed families to try out dance and music classes, and also meet and greet with Knoxville private schools and health professionals.  Thanks to Brianna Leigh Photography for capturing the fun […]

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PHOTOS BY Amy Smotherman Burgess

The Episcopal School of Knoxville’s Middle School Open House October 27th

The Episcopal School of Knoxville’s Middle School academic program is rich in opportunity for intellectual exploration and discovery as well as creative expression. The Episcopal School of Knoxville recognizes the middle school years as the most varied and exciting period in adolescent life. During this important time of intellectual, physical, moral, spiritual and emotional development, […]

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Montessori for Moms : Motherhood and Mindfulness

Montessori For Moms :: Motherhood and Mindfulness

Recently, I took a course on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. On the first day, our teacher, Claudio Barrientos of the Mindful Center in Knoxville, asked us, “Why are you here?”  Calmly, he repeated, “Why are you really here?” Again, he quietly asked, “Why are you really, really here?”        I took the course because of my […]

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