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She Didn't Have to Be

She Didn’t Have to Be

My five and a half year old daughter has a lot of interests. My husband and I do our best to let her try them out. In the last two and a half years, she’s played soccer, tee ball, taken swimming lessons, and started weekly gymnastics classes. When she eagerly came home from preschool recently […]

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The Little Gym Summer Camps

Summer Adventure Starts with Camps at The Little Gym

Are you ready to put some “adventure” in your summer? Then it’s time to head over to The Little Gym for some awesome Summer Camps! Each week The Little Gym hosts a new camp with a new theme for ages 3-8 years. This year some of the themes are: The Neat Ninja League, The Search for Rainbow […]

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Preschool Pride

What Neuroscience Says About the Preschool Classroom

Comparing preschool programs can get overwhelming quickly. It can be difficult to prioritize the factors that matter most to you, whether class size, teacher qualifications, cost, location, friend or family recommendations, hands-on opportunities, etc. Brain research can help you determine what to look for when it comes to the instruction and learning environment you choose […]

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Tate's School

Why Outdoor Learning Benefits Students Of All Ages

A recent article in Psychology Today reports that students who participated in an outdoor education program as part of their science curriculum felt significantly more motivated and competent than students who participated in the same program indoors. The students who learned outdoors even generated more detailed knowledge, such as the botanical names of plants. Written […]

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Concord Sailing

Hit the Water This Summer with Concord Sail Summer Camp

Summers on the lake are a great way to spend a childhood – or a lifetime. Sailing is a sport that offers everything from relaxing cruises with romantic sunsets, to intensive racing with friendly regatta parties. Our summer youth Sail Camp offers a fun and informal setting for children ages 8-16 to learn how to […]

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AICL Summer Camp

Get Creative This Summer at Appalachian Institute Summer Camps

AICL celebrates the life of the mind, and we’ve seen too many bright, interesting kids who don’t necessarily fit well in a traditional school model. That’s why we don’t limit ourselves to only inviting campers who’ve been classified as gifted. Instead, we call our campers motivated! Our classes offer specialization and individualized instruction unavailable outside […]

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