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The Grand Plan: Planning Tips for Sharing Child Care Between Generations

Last updated: 03/24/2021

Many parents of children under five turn to grandparents for help with child care. While grandparents are often happy to help—our national survey of grandparents providing child...

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6 ways to encourage and celebrate your child’s uniqueness

Last updated: 03/23/2021

All parents want to raise a happy childwho has positive self-esteem and a strong sense of self.  A child who knows him or herself well and is proud of their uniqueness.  All...

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Intersectional Identities: Do Educators Empower or Oppress?

Last updated: 03/23/2021

Constantly asking me to identify across difference while my classmates were able to study people who shared their identities, these educators repressed my intellectual...

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Why the U.S. is rethinking its approach to poverty

Last updated: 03/23/2021

At least one Saturday each month, Arlean Younger volunteers handing out boxes of donated food at church. Last time, she helped distribute provisions to more than 100 people. At...

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Helping Families With Young Children Navigate Transitions in the Aftermath of Pandemic Restrictions

Last updated: 03/23/2021

Print The COVID-19 pandemic changed lives suddenly. Entire families dramatically changed their daily routines in order to meet quarantine specifications in their regions. When...

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6 Rules How to Increase Ability at Successful Parenting

Last updated: 03/23/2021

As mothers more times than not we focus on how we are failing as a parent.  We never end the day with a fist pump and in the air and say “yeah, I totally nailed that!”. The key...

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Some Helpful Special Education Tools to Use with Your Students in Class

Last updated: 03/22/2021

Microsoft Educator Centerspecial education tools One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with...

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Remote Learning Erodes Students' Well-Being, CDC Parent Survey Suggests

Last updated: 03/22/2021

Parents whose children were learning in a remote or partly remote setting were more likely to report that their children spent diminishing time outside, in physical activity, or...

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How Education Leaders Can Build Capacity for Digital Teaching and Learning

Last updated: 03/22/2021

As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations accelerate, increasing numbers of students are returning to in-person classrooms. With the end of the global pandemic on the horizon,...

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Air Hugs and ACEs: Trauma in Young Children During the Pandemic

Last updated: 03/22/2021

COVID-19 closed down a big part of children's lives when it forced many of our preschools to close. Besides being places where children learn, preschools provide children with...

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