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'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma

'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma | Parenting | Scoop.it
Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.
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How to make homework a fun activity for children

Many kids think that the words homework and fun cannot possibly go together, but with the right strategies it is possible.
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The River City Project

The River City Project | Parenting | Scoop.it
A multi-user virtual environment for learning scientific inquiry.
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Quest Atlantis

Quest Atlantis | Parenting | Scoop.it
Educational Gaming - Ages 9 - 12
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Tiny Morse code trainer - Hack a Day

Tiny Morse code trainer - Hack a Day | Parenting | Scoop.it
[Eric] wanted to teach his kids Morse code, so he built a tiny Morse code trainer.
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The Top 30 Preschool Songs by Kidzup Production Inc

The Top 30 Preschool Songs by Kidzup Production Inc | Parenting | Scoop.it
This is sort of a cheap commercial product plug, but I do think it could be useful.

Preview and download songs from The Top 30 Preschool Songs by Kidzup Production Inc on iTunes. Buy The Top 30 Preschool Songs for just $5.99.
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The Khan Academy

The Khan Academy | Parenting | Scoop.it
This is so cool that it is hard to believe it is real. The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. If you don't believe me, go to the site and Bill Gates will tell you in a video that you should check it out.
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Are My Kids Watching Too Much TV?

Find out what the experts have to say....
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Side effects of Ritalin - by Dr. Manura Nanayakkara - Helium

Side effects of Ritalin - by Dr. Manura Nanayakkara - Helium | Parenting | Scoop.it
Ritalin is a medication prescribed for attention deficit hyperactive disorder in children and adults. Its generic name is Methyl Phenidate
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Playtime is a critical building block in children's development

Play is the most natural of childhood activities and may be the
most important work we do to stimulate our children's development
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Fisher-Price Parenting Advice - Meet The Experts

Fisher-Price Parenting Advice - Meet The Experts | Parenting | Scoop.it
Fisher-Price Parenting Advice? That's right. Some of this stuff is golden.
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'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma

'Problematic Internet usage' more common than asthma | Parenting | Scoop.it
Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.
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Epistemic Games - building the future of education

Epistemic games are computer games that can help players learn to think like engineers, urban planners, journalists, lawyers, and other innovative professionals, giving them the tools they need for a changing world.
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Study: Charter school students' performance average

A new study of middle-school students in charter schools in 15 sates found they generally performed no better in basic math and reading than their public school counterparts.
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Mini Pizzas For Kids!

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Munching Mouths - Mini Pizzas Created by Brilliant Beginnings Preschool
We love this Mini Pizza activity.  And, we think preschoolers will love it too. ...
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Question: Is there anything I can do to help my child perform at a higher level during games? | Su'a Sports Psychology

Question: Is there anything I can do to help my child perform at a higher level during games? | Su'a Sports Psychology | Parenting | Scoop.it
1. Show up on time...
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Chuck Vanderchuck "Something Something" Explosion! | PBS KIDS GO!

Chuck Vanderchuck "Something Something" Explosion! | PBS KIDS GO! | Parenting | Scoop.it
Chuck Vanderchuck Something Something Explosion, an animated show about learning music for kids.! Only on PBSKids GO!
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Garden-Fresh Lunches

Garden-Fresh Lunches | Parenting | Scoop.it
Let's step into the garden for some ideas on what you can pack for lunch. PB&J is great, but not every day!
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Coaching Running for Kids

Coaching Running for Kids | Parenting | Scoop.it
An overview of activities appropriate for Elementary School teachers and coaches.
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Adventures In Feeding, and Sleeping, and Teaching, and Parenting

Adventures In Feeding, and Sleeping, and Teaching, and Parenting | Parenting | Scoop.it
Research, techniques, and observations for raising healthy, happy, good kids.
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Early experience found critical for language development

Researchers studying more than 100 children who were in foster care in Romania, have found that children who were placed in foster care before they turned 2 had substantially greater language skills at age 3-1/2 than children who stayed in...
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