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#3: Overcome Your Fear of Homeschooling with Insider Information (Learning Abled Kids' How-To Books for Enhanc... http://t.co/3J5NUP3cJe
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Is Your Kid's School Located Near A Chemical Facility?

Is Your Kid's School Located Near A Chemical Facility? | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
A new study released Wednesday finds there are almost 10,000 schools across the country located within a mile of a chemical facility.

The research was released ahead of the April 17 anniversary of an explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer pla...
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Learning With Disabilities: One Effort To Shake Up The Classroom - NPR

Learning With Disabilities: One Effort To Shake Up The Classroom - NPR | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
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That covers a broad range: from a mild learning disability to moderate and severe physical, emotional and mental disabilities.
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Practice Conscious Parenting

Practice Conscious Parenting | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Conscious Parenting. What do we do so our children understand the importance of a healthy body, learn to manage their emotions and nurture love for their friends and family? What do we do to help them grow into inspired adults?

Via Nuit Alchemy of Love, RJ Lavallee
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Mario Johns's curator insight, November 2, 2014 7:28 AM

how to practice conscious parenting.  Tips for conscious parents

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7 Main Tips: How to Practice Conscious Parenting

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Practice Conscious Parenting
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Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.

Via Vincent Lieser, Nancy Kay Novak, Stratocumulus
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Musicians spot mistakes quicker and more accurately than non-musicians

Musicians spot mistakes quicker and more accurately than non-musicians | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
New research has shown that individuals who play an instrument are more capable at identifying errors and correcting mistakes, and that these benefits apply to amateur musicians as well as professionals.
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International Peace Day | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

International Peace Day | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
RT @UNESCO: Education is the foundation of any lasting peace. It's the driving force behind freedom & tolerance http://t.co/Wq2azu7tJb #Pea…
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Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort to Find Meaning in Your Posts - MIT Technology Review

Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort to Find Meaning in Your Posts - MIT Technology Review | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
"Deep learning can figure out which features of the raw data are most useful to understanding it" http://t.co/yOV7xQfOgY #MachineLearning
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printable money worksheets, money lesson plans, childrens books money, financial literacy teaching resources for key stage 1 to key stage 4

printable money worksheets, money lesson plans, childrens books money, financial literacy teaching resources for key stage 1 to key stage 4 | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
“We (We promote the #education of #children about #money - http://t.co/1j52IjVbKy)
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Will the Real Education Reformer Please Stand Up? - Huffington Post

Will the Real Education Reformer Please Stand Up? - Huffington Post | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
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Learning cursive in the first grade helps students

Learning cursive in the first grade helps students | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
By 2014, 45 American states will stop teaching cursive writing in favour of keyboard proficiency. In Québec, there are no plans for the moment to abandon this type of writing.

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Charles Tiayon's curator insight, September 16, 2013 9:36 AM

By 2014, 45 American states will stop teaching cursive writing in favour of keyboard proficiency. In Québec, there are no plans for the moment to abandon this type of writing. "Teaching and daily use of handwriting are essential, if only to avoid being at the mercy of technology," says Professor Isabelle Montésinos-Gelet at the University of Montreal's Faculty of Education. Although she welcomes the idea of young people learning to handle a computer keyboard, she believes it should be introduced in the school curriculum when students are already proficient in one style of writing: print (separate letters) or cursive (joined letters).

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-09-cursive-grade-students.html#jCp

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Student life is no bed of roses these days

Student life is no bed of roses these days | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
We act as if students make no contribution to society (Student life is no bed of roses these days http://t.co/hXJJIK4XlV via @IrishTimes)
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Higher education: At what cost? - The Boston Globe

Higher education: At what cost? - The Boston Globe | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Capsule reviews of “College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means For Students” by Jeffrey J. Selingo; “Higher Education in the Digital Age” by William G.
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How to Start Homeschooling Naturally ~ Kids Success

How to Start Homeschooling Naturally ~ Kids Success | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
RT @Techno_Tutor: How to Start Homeschooling Naturally
from @KidssuccessCali http://t.co/mZNEKkTVPe
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Pregnant Woman Kicked Out of Gym Because Her 'Belly Was Hanging Out'​ - The Stir

Pregnant Woman Kicked Out of Gym Because Her 'Belly Was Hanging Out'​ - The Stir | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
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Pregnant women showing off their growing bellies is nothing to get in a huff about, people. They're not showing their private parts!
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Great #DIY idea to organize kid books | Best DIY Pictures

Great #DIY idea to organize kid books | Best DIY Pictures | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Great #DIY idea to organize kid books - http://t.co/iAaAh2xkDN
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Good Parenting Picture Quote

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Good Parenting Quote

Good parents always "hear" the things their children will not say. ~Randi G Fine


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Hijacked! When testing interferes with learning

Hijacked! When testing interferes with learning | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Hijacked! When testing interferes with learning http://t.co/2y12qCStEW via @mssackstein
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 I think it is high time that teaching to test be done away with! 

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Early-term births associated with higher neonatal morbidity, shows study

Early-term births associated with higher neonatal morbidity, shows study | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Early-term births (37 to 38 weeks gestation) are associated with higher neonatal morbidity (illness) and with more neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or neonatology service admissions than term births (39 to 41 weeks gestation), according to a...
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Really sad I let Doctors induce me twice at 38 weeks for no solid medical reason. I have read though that many places are doing better about not inducing early!

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Boredom in Class : Education Next

Boredom in Class : Education Next | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Boredom in Class : Education Next http://t.co/ixj2GYkNjp It's the soft skills we have to work on, the desire to learn and grow#sandiego
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Twitter / metiria: Crochet project #587 ...

Twitter / metiria: Crochet project #587 ... | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
RT @metiria: Crochet project #587 breastfeeding baby bonnet for my neighbors beautiful baba. http://t.co/DVBvcfLKlN
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How To Create Learning Through Play

How To Create Learning Through Play | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
How To Create Learning Through Play (How To Create Learning Through Play

#School #Teacher #Learning http://t.co/TsnlTOZvZm)
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Mobile Early Learning | BrightStart Apps

Mobile Early Learning | BrightStart Apps | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
BrightStart is an interactive learning system that teaches children Letters, Words, Numbers and Phonics in a fun and engaging way, following government curriculums adopted in the UK, USA and Canada from Pre-K to grade 5.
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Computer science graduates: why do they top unemployment tables?

Computer science graduates: why do they top unemployment tables? | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
The subject's success in widening access is undermined by lower job prospects for BME graduates, warn professors (#STEM Computer science graduates: why do they top #unemployment tables?
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Colleges Compete on Price as Consumers Look for Value

Colleges Compete on Price as Consumers Look for Value | Crunchy Parenting | Scoop.it
Some colleges are lowering published tuition prices in an effort to attract middle-class families.
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