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Parenting ruined my brilliant brain!

Parenting ruined my brilliant brain! | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
NEW POST: Parenting ruined my brilliant brain! http://t.co/q2Vcx3oyxs
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Can Technology Boost Summer Learning?

Can Technology Boost Summer Learning? | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
In many school districts, standardized testing is wrapping up and the school year is winding down, with summer vacation just around the corner.
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Backlash over Common Core State Standards

Backlash over Common Core State Standards | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Some states are pushing back against the Common Core State Standards, a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing, and math that have been fully adopted in most states and are being widely put in place this school year.
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The pros and cons of 'sharenting'

The pros and cons of 'sharenting' | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Are sharents – parents who blog, tweet and post pictures about all aspects of their children's lives – doing their children harm by crossing the boundaries between public and private life?
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Simple tips for road trips with kids

Simple tips for road trips with kids | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Here are 9 simple tips to make car travel fun for the whole family. (If you're taking a family road trip with the kids this summer, read these tips before you go!
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Gross motor skills Talking Matters Adelaide (08) 82557137 | Talking Matters Blog

Gross motor skills Talking Matters Adelaide (08) 82557137 | Talking Matters Blog | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Gross motor skills are important for developing balance, coordination and for fine motor tasks. Find out how to develop your child's skills.
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Learn to parent in faith, not fear | Brooke McGlothlin

Learn to parent in faith, not fear | Brooke McGlothlin | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
We live in a world where life is no longer precious. The truth is mama, we really don't know how our children will turn out.
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How to childproof your home - by Linda Cann Pearson - Helium

How to childproof your home - by Linda Cann Pearson - Helium | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
An estimated three-million children under the age of 14 are injured in home accidents every year from burns, fires, poisons, bathtub drownings, ch..., Linda Cann Pearson (RT @Lindacpearson: How to childproof your home - by Linda Cann Pearson - Helium...
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How Can Parents Help their Autistic Child who is Being Bullied? | Yahoo! Health

How Can Parents Help their Autistic Child who is Being Bullied? | Yahoo! Health | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Having an ASD makes children even more vulnerable to being bullied, and to the effects of being bullied, than neurotypical children. They need the support of adults.
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5 Steps to Talk to Kids About Tragedy

Talking to children about awful events can be almost as scary for adults as hearing about the tragedy itself. Doctor G has 5 clear steps to follow so that yo... (RT @AskDocG: 5 clear steps for helping #kids turn tragedy into resilience.
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Simple steps to mindful parenting

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Is this the year you’re ready to become more mindful in your parenting?  Of course, every day is an opportunity for change, but at the beginning of a New Year, we are open to it in a different way. 

 

This year, I encourage you to take a step back and question everything you believe about what parenting ‘should’ look like, and connect.  Connect with your values, connect with yourself, and connect with your child.

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25 Ways Twitter Can Help Your Essay Writing - Edudemic

25 Ways Twitter Can Help Your Essay Writing - Edudemic | Parent Academy | Scoop.it

It can also be used as a helpful tool for students who need to prepare a paper. Here are a couple dozen (or so) ways Twitter can help your essay writing.

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It can also be used as a helpful tool for students who need to prepare a paper. Here are a couple dozen (or so) ways Twitter can help your essay writing.

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24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know

24 Ed-Tech Terms You Should Know | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Cutting through the buzzwords to talk about what matters in school technology.

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Getting Ready For A New School Year

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Blog Post: Getting Ready For A New School Year http://t.co/afRs3ympkc
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Governors, State Education Chiefs Discuss Improving Child Literacy

Governors, State Education Chiefs Discuss Improving Child Literacy | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Governors and education chiefs from nine states said Tuesday that a focus on early-childhood education, the changing dynamic of families and supporting low-income students could help improve literacy across the country.
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Make Sure You're Not Raising a Brat

Make Sure You're Not Raising a Brat | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Your 1-year-old loves to sit at the table with you. But he also loves to fling her food and shriek. You:
A. Feed him in the kitchen, with a tarp on the floor. Switch off with your spouse so you each get ten minutes to eat.
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Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
While young children can reach milestones at different ages, the CDC says you should talk to your doctor and consider an early-intervention evaluation if your child displays any of these signs or has a dramatic loss of skills.
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Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled

Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Students, parents, and teachers who are anxious or merely curious about the coming online assessments matched to the Common Core State Standards will now have the opportunity to go through a test run of sorts.
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Helping children learn to read through apps - Boston Globe

Helping children learn to read through apps - Boston Globe | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
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Helping children learn to read through apps
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Whatever magical addictive power was infused into my iPad in the factory, it seems to have the strongest effect on my children, who are 2 and 4 years old.
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Parent Child Development - Parenting Skills and Child Development Resources

Parent Child Development - Parenting Skills and Child Development Resources | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Good Parenting: "Children and Sport - Karate for Kids!" : http://t.co/X8EW4M1p35
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Four Websites for Children to Have Fun Exploring

Four Websites for Children to Have Fun Exploring | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Wonderful websites to encourage your children to write poems and stories! (RT @MijaKappa: Four Websites for Children - YV - http://t.co/7sU1KaPZI1)
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Why are we not much, much, much better at parenting? - Practical Ethics (blog)

Why are we not much, much, much better at parenting? - Practical Ethics (blog) | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Why are we not much, much, much better at parenting?
Practical Ethics (blog)
But in parenting capitalism, who is the consumer? You could take the kids themselves as the consumers, as they're the primary concerned.
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Most Parents Lie to Their Children | Growing With Your Child: The Art of Mindful Parenting

Most Parents Lie to Their Children | Growing With Your Child: The Art of Mindful Parenting | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
Most parents tell lies to their children as a tactic to change their behavior, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.
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Common Core Standards for Parents Part 2

Common Core Standards for Parents Part 2 | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
The need for parents to once again accept accountability for their own children is paramount. The following is Part 2 of the Common Core Standards for Parents. Again, please feel free to add your own standards below in the comments section.
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Home of the Book Genome Project

Home of the Book Genome Project | Parent Academy | Scoop.it
BookLamp is a book analytic engine powered by the Book Genome Project. BookLamp's technology has applications in book discovery, reader advisory, and book suggestions similar to how Pandora.com analyzes music.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 16, 2012 12:05 PM

BookLamp.org matches readers to books through an analysis of writing styles, similar to the way that Pandora.com matches music lovers to new music. @booklamp

Robin Jordan's curator insight, January 27, 2013 11:00 PM

Wow, the possibilities