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Kids Get a Great Start at La Petite Academy®!

Kids Get a Great Start at La Petite Academy®!

What a great place to start. We offer nurturing care and creative learning experiences. At La Petite Academy®, your child will discover respect, collaboration, and the joy of learning. Our exclusive School Readiness Pathway charts each child’s unique course to elementary school and future academic success, with specialized curriculum and developmentally appropriate programs for infants […]

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Students learn to recognize cognates in order to expand their vocabulary in the second language.

The Benefits of Studying World Languages at a Young Age

As a Spanish teacher, I’ve often heard parents say they wish they remembered more from their high school world language course. Parents instinctively know that kids’ brains soak up a second language more quickly and efficiently than their adult minds. Not only do school-aged children excel at learning a second language, but research has also […]

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Must-Have Back to School Supplies

Must-Have Back to School Supplies + Free Printables

At Knoxville Moms Blog we are chock-full of strong opinions, and these opinions carry over to our school supplies preferences as well. I polled our contributors, particularly our contributors who are also teachers, to learn what they love as they head back to school. Check out some of our favorites below, starting with the basics:  […]

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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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AFS Preschool Program

Five Questions Every Parent Should Ask Before Selecting the Perfect Preschool Program

Are you considering enrolling your child in a Preschool? If so, you need to know that not all Preschools are the same and the benefits of a Performing Arts Preschool Programs are incredible. It is important that parents choose carefully and wisely since this is a vital age for the development of young minds. To […]

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Knoxville's After School Programs

Knoxville After School Programs

Are you searching for a great after school program for your kids? Look no further! Knox County Schools have a lot of great child care resources when it comes to after school programs. For specific information regarding hours, rates and transportation, please contact the individual organization. Boys and Girls Club Halls/Powell – (865) 232-1218 Transportation […]

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Knoxville Moms Blog :: Fall Festival {Recap}

We celebrated the beginning of fall with our first ever outdoor Fall Festival at Tate's School! It was a fun family event with snacks, drinks, treats, bluegrass music near Tate's new red barn! When our guests arrived all the kiddos got their very own Knoxville Moms Blog balloons as well as some awesome swag from [...]
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The Episcopal School of Knoxville Prepares Students for Higher Education

The mission of The Episcopal School of Knoxville is to prepare students for higher education and a lifetime of learning within the context of a loving, inclusive and family-centered community. We enrich our students’ intellectual, physical, cultural and spiritual growth so that they may realize their potential as children of God and citizens of the […]

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Montessori For Moms

Montessori Programs: How they Differ from Traditional Programs

On August 15, I became a Montessori Mom. My two-and-a-half-year-old son started his first year in the Primary classroom.  His transition from grandparents/nannies/MDOs to a full-time school week has been a whirlwind. Even though I am also an administrator at his school, I was an emotional wreck during his orientation week. I wasn’t sure if […]

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