Halloween Safety and Health Tips

halloween safety tipsHelp your children have a safe and fun Halloween this year with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) trick-or-treating tips!  Read more

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Trick or Treat? Research Suggests All Children Find Treats Too Tempting to Refuse

trick or treatWith Halloween right around the corner, parents will be faced with relentless pleas from those tiny trick-or-treaters who want to consume all the remaining candy in their bags.

And, to make matters worse, new research, published in Eating Behaviors, reveals that children as young as three-years-old  find sweet treats too tempting to refuse even when they’re not hungry. Read more

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Early Learning Programs Result in Greater Academic Achievement

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School readiness and early learning initiatives have been at the forefront of recent school policy concerns – and for good reason. A new study finds that developing children’s learning readiness before kindergarten could boost the overall educational development of students. Read more

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A Well-Rested Brain is a Well-Learned Brain

well-rested brainAllowing your brain to rest and reflect on the things you have just learned may help boost future learning, a new study shows. Read more

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Myths about the Brain can Hinder Teaching

myths about the brainAm I more left-brained or right-brained? Do I need to drink eight glasses of water to ensure my brain doesn’t shrink? Do I really only use 10 percent of my brain? Read more

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