Beating the Summer Vacation Brain Drain

Tonya Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of curriculum instruction in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Education and author of the “Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards” series says; “We need to revisit the purpose of summer. We all think of it as time away from the academic school year, but we […]

Supporting Creative Free Play At Home:

One of the best ways for children to engage in positive physical, mental, and social development is for kids to experience creative free play on a regular basis. It is one of the most important types of imaginative activities for children. Creative free play is expressed when children get to use familiar materials in unique […]

Using Technology Wisely – How Much is Too Much for Families?

As little as eight years ago, Facebook was an idea, twitter was something birds did, and linking in professionally was done at face to face networking events. Oh! How times have changed. In less than a decade, our use of technology has exploded. Everyone has a smartphone, computers now fit in your purse easily, and […]