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Preparing Children for School
Wilson McCaskill, talks about how to prepare children for school; the various things parents can institute at home to help build the social skills that children can benefit from in the school environment.
Makeup Bars: Are They Helpful or Harmful?An article in the Wall Street Journal last week reported that makeup bars -- boutiques where women pay about $40 to get their faces dolled up by a professional makeup artist -- are becoming a trend in big cities like Los Angeles and Atlanta.
Less Students, More LearningTips to increase your child's learning in a large class.
Will having kids wreck your marriage? That dependsLast week, my husband went grocery shopping and came home with about five pounds of mangoes—partly because they were on sale, partly because he took our daughter Gillian to the grocery store and she loves mangoes.
Learning Happens by DoingDuring Quest to Learn's intensive PBL "Boss Level" challenge, students engage in hands-on projects to practice real-world skills.
Building Formative Assessment into Game Based LearningIn a sixth grade classroom at Quest to Learn, ongoing feedback is embedded throughout the course of a collaborative geography game called Galactic Mappers.
Constant Challenges Push Students to Strive for SuccessSixth graders learn math concepts in tandem with lessons about perseverance and stretching to achieve goals through a board game called Caterpillar.